Tai Kwun Conversations

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Urban sustainability and resilience through nature and culture

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Date & Time

1 Aug 2022 7pm-8:30pm

Location

JC Cube and Online

Price

Free of charge

General

Co-curated by

To tackle climate change and disaster risk mitigation, the second Tai Kwun Conversations in the UNESCO Series explores green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, blue-green infrastructure and economies, and nature-based solutions for urban resilience.

The event will be conducted in English, with simultaneous interpretation from English to Cantonese (onsite and online) and from English to Putonghua (online) available.

Moderator:

Mee Kam Ng | Vice-chairman of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, Director of the Urban Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

Kotchakorn Voraakhom | Chairwoman of the Climate Change Working Group of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA World); CEO and Founder of Landprocess and Porous City Network (Online)

Christine Loh | Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, former Under Secretary for the Environment in the HKSAR Government (2012-2017) (Online)

Commentary:

Wendy C. Atieno | Programme Officer, Ecosystem-based Adaptation, International Union for Conservation of Nature (Online)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Talk 

8:00pm – 8:30pm

Q&A