The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the African Leadership Centre (ALC), will jointly be hosting the Safe and Inclusive Cities Exchange to be held at the Raddison Blue Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya from Monday 29th to Wednesday 31st May 2017.
The Safe and Inclusive Cities Exchange brings together researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to share research findings from the Safe and Inclusive Cities Initiative [https://www.idrc.ca/en/initiative/safe-and-inclusive-cities] on the links between urban violence, poverty, and inequalities, and discuss what works to make cities safer. SAICx17 is an opportunity for stakeholders working on urban safety and inclusion to exchange knowledge and debate the challenges and opportunities presented by urbanization. The Safe and Inclusive Cities Initiative is a jointly-funded program of the UK’s Department for International Development and Canada’s International Development Research Centre.
The conference aims to:
Showcase research results from the Safe and inclusive cities initiative [https://www.idrc.ca/en/initiative/safe-and-inclusive-cities]Engage policymakers and practitioners on what works – and what doesn’t - in making spaces safer Connect participants as part of a global network of urban safety experts
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Participants will be able to join in globally and access the discussions via a live webcast. For more information visit the SAIC Exchange Website http://safecitiesconference.com/