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Parallel Event


Panel on

Welcoming: a viable strategy to prevent slum formation

New York, June 5, 2001, 10.00am - 1.00pm
Conference Room no.2, United Nations Headquarter

In parallel with
the United Nations General Assembly Special Session
for an Overall Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the Habitat Agenda

With the Support of CERFE


Chair: Francoise Lieberherr, Urban Sector Specialist, Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC)
Moderator: Alfonso Alfonsi, Vice President of CERFE, Italy

Gabriele Quinti, Coordinator of the Forum of Researchers on Human Settlements, Italy

Adepoju Onibokun, Secretary General, CASSAD, Nigeria

Alex Kenya Abiko, Professor at Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil

Fabio Feudo, Director for Public Communication, CERFE Group, Italy

Sheela Patel, Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres - SPARC, India*

* To be confirmed

Moreover, representatives of United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, of United Nations Centre for Human Settlments, of Italian Delegation at the UN. Representatives of national delegations at UNGASS, of NGOs, of Local Authorities have been invited to intervene; researchers and scholars will intervene also during the discussion.



2001 UNCHS