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Urbanization in the New Era Lecture

Jointly organized by CUHK and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a public lecture titled 'Sustainable Cities—Transition to Urbanization in the New Era' was held on 19 October. Ms. Rebeca Grynspan (5th right), UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator, gave a speech on sustainable cities and urbanization. She also interacted with the audience on the pathways of Chinese cities in pursuit of sustainable development in the new era.

The event was supported by the Department of Geography and Resource Management; Urban Studies Programme; the Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability; and the Institute of Future Cities of CUHK. On the occasion, Prof. Chen Yongqin David (1st right), chairman of the Department of Geography and Resource Management; and Prof. Ng Mee-kam (1st left), director of the Urban Studies Programme, shared their views and facilitated the discussion.