Dr. Rosario Adapon Turvey, Associate Professor with the Department of Sustainability Sciences and Geography at Lakehead University will speak on the topic: Climate Financing and the Public Sector for the 4th Urban Economy Forum (UEF4) within the theme: Cities and Climate Financing on October 4, 2022 in Toronto. UEF4 is held on the occasion of the United Nations World Habitat Day and organized as an international gathering for key decision makers and stakeholders including Ministers, Mayors, city leaders and financial organizations to deal with various topics relating to sustainable urban development.
The event is hosted by the Urban Economy Forum and this year’s themes will be based on “Sustainable Urban Finance” and economic sustainability in terms of social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects along with the impact of the pandemic on the above-mentioned areas. It is envisaged that UEF4 will add great value and create a synergy toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 11 to make cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. Dr. Turvey recently co-edited the IGI-Global book entitled: “Intellectual, Scientific and Educational Influences on Sustainability Research” with Dr. Sreekumari Kurissery, Professor and Acting Dean, Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies at Lakehead.