21 Aug '17, 2am

Singapore to host global housing forum

Singapore is set to host the International Housing Forum (IHF 2017), where about 400 professionals and policy makers from around the world will meet together to share ideas and good practices on planning and providing homes. To be held at HDB Hub on 7-8 September, the prestigious event will be officiated by Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong, who is also the Second Minister for Finance. With the theme “Sustainable Planning, Inclusive Communities”, IHF 2017 aims to promote the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda, a 20-year roadmap that serves as a blueprint on how cities should be planned and managed. This new global standard for sustainable urban development was adopted by nearly 170 nations, including Singapore, at the 2016 United Nations (UN) Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III)1 held in Quito, Ecuador. IHF 2017 will be jointly ...

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