Regional Workshop on Participatory Research and Advocacy on Urban Inclusion

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Hammamet, Tunisia

UNESCO is organizing a 2-day regional meeting that aims to share the experiences and methodologies of participatory and interdisciplinary policy research to understand the urban inclusion among Arab researchers and to explore ways of collaboration in promoting urban inclusion through effective policy dialogues.

The workshop is the result of a collaboration between the UNESCO Offices of Beirut, Cairo and Rabat. It is targeting 35 researchers from social and human sciences, urban design and planning, environmental health and science, business and law, will:

- Present a panorama of available research methodologies on urban inclusion, including the experience of “collection and analysis of good practices- inclusive and sustainable cities” in Lebanon, implemented through a partnership among UNESCO, UNHABITAT and Beirut Arab University;

- Support the implementation of a territorial analysis as per the Tunis Declaration – as adopted by the Coalition of Arab Cities against Racism, Discrimination, Xenophobia and Tolerance – namely by sharing relevant experiences;

- Reflect on the current challenges of urban inclusion in Arab cities including the inclusion of migrants, youth, disabled, and other vulnerable groups, and support regional research in this area.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 28.08.2018 09:00 local time
End 29.08.2018 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Sugita, Seiko
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Seiko Sugita, (UNESCO Beirut); Jana El Baba, (UNESCO Cairo); Phinith Chanthalangsy, (UNESCO Rabat)
Country Lebanon
City Beirut
Venue UNESCO Office in Beirut, Bir Hassan
Street Bir Hassan, facing Sports City Stadium
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 30-35
Official Website
Link 1 Coalition of Arab Cities against Racism, Discrimination, Xenophobia and Intolerance
Link 2 The Tunis Declaration
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