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Skills and sustainability in the age of megacities


24 August 2019 at 11:00 in Room 1

By 2050, 66 percent of the world’s population is projected to be urban. Moreover, the rapid expansion of human settlements is changing social dynamics and the lifestyle of city-dwellers, especially in megacities. What will be their role as key stakeholders in our globalized world? And how does this affect skilled (and re-skilled) people to achieve sustainable urbanization?

Moderator: Sébastien Turbot, Executive Director, New Cities Foundation


Claudia Costin

Founder and director, Innovation and Excellence in Education Policies (Think tank)