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ONLINE workshop. Bishkek: Towards Sustainable Smart City and its post COVID-19 recovery

10 March 2021

Time:         9 a.m. – noon, CET
Languages:     English, Russian

The meeting will be organized online in Zoom.

This validation workshop in Bishkek is organized by UNECE with participation of UN-Habitat and the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Kyrgyz Republic. It is the culmination of cooperation between UNECE, UN-Habitat and the city of Bishkek between February 2020 and February 2021. The workshop will present the intermediate outcomes of cooperation on these three Projects:

Objectives of the workshop:
(i)    To further explore social and economic changes in Bishkek, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the key objectives of the city for 2021;
(ii)   To inform about the preliminary outcomes of Bishkek’s evaluation as Sustainable and Smart and share the next steps on the development of the Bishkek City Profile;
(iii)  To present the Urban Economic Resilience Performance Diagnostic and Planning Tool, which will be used to assess Bishkek’s economic resilience and to provide practical recommendations on strengthening it;
(iv)   To share the draft COVID-19 Recovery Action Plan for Informal Settlements in the ECE Region and to present an overview of relevant recommendations for the city of Bishkek;
(v)    To share progress on preparation of an investment project book based on the 4G plans for the five pilot settlements in Bishkek.


7774 _ Draft agenda and concept note _ 353680 _ English _ 773 _ 321330 _ pdf
7774 _ Draft agenda and concept note _ 353680 _ Russian _ 864 _ 321369 _ pdf