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12/2/21, 12pm - 1pm

Green Cities 2021 is a monthly virtual lecture program organized by the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization on the first Thursday of each month at 12:00 PM ET. The series focuses on innovations and achievements in sustainability and resilience worldwide. More information about Green Cities, including the previous talks on New York, Rio de Janeiro and Barcelona, can be found on the CSU website

December’s program focuses on Singapore. Singapore envisions a green recovery that will strengthen local communities, provide critical relief for residents, and improve overall livability. Yong Kai SAW, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations, will discuss the Singapore Green Plan 2030, recently released by his parent Ministry in Singapore, the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment.

Yong Kai Saw, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations 

Mr. Yong Kai Saw is a First Secretary (Sustainable Development) of the Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in New York. He oversees environment and sustainable development issues for Singapore at the UN. Prior to this posting, Mr. Yong Kai served in the International Policy Division of the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore. He has also worked in community relations and waste management during his time with the National Environment Agency, Singapore. Mr. Yong Kai has a background in Environmental Engineering.

Link to enter the event (no pre-registration needed):

Collaborating Organizations for Green Cities 2021:
Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, UN-Habitat, AIA New York, AIANY Planning & Design, the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY, Habitat Professionals Forum for Sustainable Cities, Perkins-Eastman, Creative Exchange Lab, Columbia Center for Buildings, Infrastructure & Public Space and Global Urban Development (GUD)

Organized by
Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization; UN-Habitat; AIA New York
12/2/21, 12pm - 1pm
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