• Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

    Building Forward Better for Inclusive Housing

    7 - 9 December 2021
  • Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum
    7 - 9 December 2021

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About the online forum

The eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, with the theme "Building forward better for inclusive housing" highlights the urgent need for affordable housing solutions. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, 1.6 billion people were in need of adequate shelter. Now in the wake of the pandemic, its health and economic impacts have exacerbated the housing crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the importance of having safe, secure, and adequate housing on the health and wellbeing of every person around the world.
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Forum Tracks

Build Resilient 
Cities and Communities

Focuses on how governments and other stakeholders can contribute to a more sustainable urban future

Innovative housing
solutions and technologies

Explores ways in which the growing need for affordable housing solutions can be addressed using innovative housing solutions and technologies

Advance sustainability
in the housing sector

Looks at ways in which the environmental, social, cultural, and economic dimensions of housing sustainability can be harmonized to ensure sustainable and equitable cities and communities

Affordable Housing

Examines financing instruments of different actors in both public and private sectors for funding affordable housing
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Featured Speakers

Dr. Basuki Hadimuljono

Dr. Basuki Hadimuljono

Public Works and Housing Indonesia
Jonathan Reckford

Jonathan Reckford

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity International
Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director
Marco Meyrat

Marco Meyrat

Hilti Foundation
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Why Attend?

Inspire a new vision for more inclusive, healthy, and resilient cities and communities.
Strengthen the anchoring of international commitments to SDGs and climate change into national and municipal priorities.
Build collaboration between organizations with the capacity to impact and scale up the low-cost, affordable housing sector in the Asia-Pacific region.
Recognize and act on the importance of housing as a driver of inclusive economic growth, resilience, and sustainability in human settlements.
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Global Presenting Sponsor

Global Gold Sponsor

Why partner with us

• Interact with over 2,000 housing practitioners across the Asia-Pacific region
• Connect with more than 75 expert speakers from housing and urban planning sectors
• Showcase your brand to an audience of over 25 million people across Asia-Pacific
• Get social with 700,000 people through Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
• Network with multisectoral organizations, including nongovernmental organizations,
  corporations, government, academics, and others in the fields of sustainability, housing
  finance, affordable housing, and technology.
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Media Releases

Asia-Pacific housing stakeholders’ call to ‘build forward better’ continues at World Urban Forum, Poland

Key findings from the newly published Asia-Pacific Housing Forum report will be brought to the global conversations on housing and shelter amid the impacts of climate change, and COVID-19 during the 11th World Urban Forum on June 26-30, 2022, at Katowice, Poland.

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การประชุม World Urban Forum ครั้งที่ 11 (WUF 11) ที่จัดขึ้นระหว่างวันที่ 26-30 มิถุนายน ที่เมืองกาตอวิตแซ ประเทศโปแลนด์จะมีการหารือผลการศึกษาสำคัญที่เพิ่งเผยแพร่ของรายงานการประชุมในภาคพื้นเอเชีย-แปซิฟิกเกี่ยวกับผลกระทบจากการเปลี่ยนแปลงภูมิอากาศและโควิด 19 ต่อบ้านและที่พักอาศัย   

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Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum opens with the call to ‘build forward better’ for greener, safer homes

Housing ecosystem stakeholders from across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond are working together towards affordable and inclusive housing.

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