Event

Bogota Summit: Cities and Climate Change

Organized by the Mayor of Bogota, with support from the Latin American Development Bank (CAF), the French Embassy, the French Development Agency (AFD), Avina Foundation, FINDETER bank, the El Tiempo news group, UN-HABITAT and others, this summit aims to bring together experts, finance organizations, international organizations and Latin American regional, national and municipal leaders to discuss concrete actions Latin American cities can take to mitigate and adapt to climate change and convert them into resilient, low-carbon cities. The conference will include a series of thematic debates and workshops on key issues, such as housing density, sustainable construction, energy efficiency, water services, risk management and mobility management.  

dates: 19-21 November 2012   location: Bogota, Colombia   contact: Eleonora Betancur, International Affairs, Office of the Mayor   e-mail: ebetancur@alcaldiabogota.gov.co   www: http://www.ciudadesycambioclimatico.org/