UKBEAG: Supporting humanitarian action

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Institution of Structural Engineers HQ

47-58 Bastwick Street

London

EC1V 3PS

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UK BUILT ENVIRONMENT ADVISORY GROUP MEMBERS EVENT

As part of RIBA’s international week which aims to be a voice for optimism, internationalism and the sharing of ideas around the theme of the New Urban Agenda, the United Nations global strategy on goals for sustainable development and housing over the next 20 years the 3 founding members of the UK Built Environment Advisory Group for humanitarian action (UKBEAG) are holding a free members event.

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16.45 – 17.00 Registration

17.00 – 17.05 Welcome

Ian Firth (IstructE President 2017)

17.05 – 17.20 The UKBEAG

Peter Oborn (RIBA Vice Chair International and UKBEAG Chair)
The UKBEAG, why the 3 institutes created this virtual network and the skills, outreach of our members and what the UKBEAG is doing

17.20 – 17.35 Why humanitarians need built environment professionals’ expertise

Graham Saunders (International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)

Why this is important for the humanitarian sector and the role of the built environment professionals

17.35 – 17.50 The Global Context

Trudi Elliott (RTPI Chief Executive)

The international sustainable development commitments including the New Urban Agenda, the SDGs and the Agenda for Humanity, and the Global Alliance for Urban Crises

17.50 – 18.05 Questions and Discussions

Dr Peter Geraghty (RTPI International Committee Chair)

18.05 – 18.10 Closing

Ian Firth (IstructE President 2017)

18.10 – 18.30 Drinks and networking

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Institution of Structural Engineers HQ

47-58 Bastwick Street

London

EC1V 3PS

United Kingdom

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