Qatar Green Building Council - QGBC was awarded to host the 2nd Urban Thinkers Campus in Qatar - The Future of Doha, Gearing for a Resilient City - under the umbrella of the World Urban Campaign and UN-Habitat. The campus is an open platform for action driven discussions of topics and trends that can impact and shape the future city we need. UTC Doha main themes will focus on two themes: The Resilient City and Livable Neighborhoods.
In January 2018, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment officially launched the Qatar National Development Framework (QNDF) as the spatial translation of the Qatar Vision 2030 and the National Development Strategy of the State. UTC-Doha 2018 will focus on discussing and identifying means of implementing the framework using the New Urban Agenda – action-oriented UTC 2.0 guidelines.
UTC 2018 in Doha will be a continuation to a successful campus that was held in May 2017 and was attended by 130 participants from more than 53 organizations exploring implementable urban solutions that are economically feasible, replicable and scalable using the urban transformation of Doha city. UTC-Doha 2018 will serve as the platform to coordinate the stakeholders’ commitments, roles & responsibilities in delivering the QNDF’s strategic plans. Being the platform for critical exchange, UTC-Doha 2018 will be driving the discussion from the related Commitments related to UN’s SDG Goal #3 Environmentally Sustainable and Resilient Urban Development.
From a campus reporting perspective, the main objective will be to showcase the proposed urban solutions in a clear structured Road Map, Action Plan, Responsibilities, Commitments and Priority Actions.
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