Hunter housing expertise sought internationally

Local community housing provider staff have been invited to be involved in the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Malaysia, reinforcing Hunter expertise in the housing industry. More than 25,000 people are registered to attend the forum representing 173 countries.

Compass Housing Group Managing Director, Greg Budworth has been invited to moderate a high level roundtable discussion on Cities for All and Housing at the Centre.

Compass’ Knowledge Manager, Professor David Adamson OBE will also showcase the Muswellbrook Deep Place Study report he authored as part of a training presentation entitled The Deep Place Method for equitable and sustainable development.

Greg, David and other Compass staff are also co-presenting a consultation event to further develop actions and priorities for the implementation of UN Habitat’s global 20 year planning project, New Urban Agenda (NUA). The consultation event will identify early actions and key priorities in Australasia and Pacific to feed into a roadmap being developed by a civil society subgroup

The panel Greg is moderating is the pinnacle of WUF9. It includes four national Government Ministers from The Netherland, Paraguay, India and Cameroun as well as an OECD Director.

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