Sustainable Arab Cities:
A Brighter Future


What does urban development 2.0 look like in the Arab region?  At PAUDS, more than 100 leading practitioners, influential thinkers and change-makers defined the strategic priorities for the future of sustainable urban development in Arab cities.  This expert meeting raised the questions that Abu Dhabi DPM and UN-Habitat ROAS will take to the tenth World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi in 2020.

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Opening Address

Urban Development 2.0

Breakout Room 09:45 PM 1 Speakers

Special Address

Breakout Room 10:00 AM 1 Speakers
Opening Session

Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation

Breakout Room 10:15 AM 5 Speakers

Introduction to the PAUDS Ideas_Lab

Ideas_Lab Room 11:00 AM 1 Speakers

Networking Break

11:15 AM

PAUDS Ideas_Lab

Ideas_Lab Room 11:30 AM 0 Speakers

Networking Lunch

02:30 PM

Launch of the Arab City of Opportunity Report

Breakout Room 03:30 PM 1 Speakers

Arab Cities: Resilience and Tolerance

Breakout Room 03:45 PM 5 Speakers

Networking Break

04:30 PM

Presentation of the PAUDS Ideas_Lab Outcomes

Breakout Room 04:45 PM 1 Speakers

Data Partnerships to Solve Arab Urban Challenges

Breakout Room 04:50 PM 4 Speakers