Habitat III: F&ES Students Tackle Urban Sustainability Challenges at UN Conference

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Nineteen students from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) will participate in the upcoming United Nations (UN) conference Habitat III, a global summit aimed at outlining best practices for urban sustainability, resilience, and development. The conference will be held Oct. 17 to 20 in Quito, Ecuador.

Several students will be participating as part of a Global Network Week course through the Yale School of Management and the Global Network for Advanced Management, while others will be presenting original research, participating in the plenary negotiating sessions, and conducting social media outreach.