The Global Cable, International Development, Sustainability Sustainable Development #Goals w/Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira

November 14, 2017
By Perry World House | The Global Cable

Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira is the Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary General for UN-Habitat. Before this, Dr. Kacyira served as the mayor of Kigali and Member of Parliament in Rwanda. In this conversation with Perry World House Deputy Director LaShawn Jefferson, the two discuss Sustainable Development Goals, issues of urbanization, and the role of the United Nations in driving development.

  • (1:30) Dr. Kacyira’s describes her role as Deputy Executive Director of UN Habitat
  • (3:00) The legacy of Habitat III and the role of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • (9:30) What is the New Urban Agenda, and why it matters
  • (13:20) How to make urbanization- and city-issues accessible to the public
  • (16:45) What success looks like in 2030 following the implementation of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • (19:00) Career advice for students

Music and Produced by Tre Hester.

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