9th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum
Enabling sustainable and affordable housing in informal settlements
October 26-27, 2023 | ibis Ambassador Suwon Hotel, Suwon, South Korea
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Enabling Sustainable and Affordable Housing in Informal Settlements
For more than a decade, the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum has gathered under one roof major stakeholders engaged in seeking solutions to affordable housing issues and promote decent housing as a driver of economic growth.
Since the inaugural conference in 2007, over 12,000 participants have not only shared common ground but also presented diverse views through insightful plenaries and engaging tracks.
Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity
Area Vice President, Asia Pacific
Habitat for Humanity
Dr Renu Khosla
Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence
Senior Housing Specialist
World Bank, Singapore
President, Base Bahay Foundation, Inc.
Asia Liaison, Hilti Foundation
Director, Environment and Development Division
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Connect with over 300 changemakers to enable and empower resilient cities by fostering sustainable solutions, technologies, and best practices. Engage in critical conversations on safe and secure shelter with practitioners and policymakers. Be inspired by stories of purpose, hope, and impact.
Cross-Learning and Cooperation
For the first time, the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum will take place alongside the 8th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF) organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
This will allow the two organizations to share technical expertise, contribute to the development of a robust agenda and side events, and deliver synergies in engaging delegates, speakers, and other stakeholders.
Revisit the Highlights of the 8th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum in 2021
The need for adequate housing solutions in the Asia-Pacific region is immense, and further complicated
by rapid urbanization, rising inequalities and aging populations.
Adequate Housing for Informal Settlements
Explores policy solutions for urban informal settlements and taps into their value
Climate Change and Affordable Housing
Delves into affordable green technologies and climate change adaptation approaches for low-income households and informal settlements
Financing and Affordable Housing
Looks into the trends and opportunities in housing microfinance in the Asia-Pacific region, and the use of financial technology solutions to expand access to affordable housing
Addressing the Rising Challenges in Housing
Housing solutions in the digital era should leave no one behind, while decreasing the housing deficit through policy and system change
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The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum is part of a Global Housing Forum series organized by Habitat for Humanity in collaboration with sector organizations and institutions.