First Session Urban-Rural Linkages Webinar Series

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, the UN-Habitat Urban-Rural Linkages project aims to exchange information and learn from the efforts of different actors to overcome this crisis and enhance post-crisis recovery actions by bringing a focus to urban-rural linkages and integrated territorial approaches.

We would like to invite you to the first session of the Urban-Rural Linkages Webinar Series, Urban-Rural Linkages in the time of COVID-19. In this session, our speaker panel will provide an overview of the current range of COVID-19 response and post-COVID-19 recovery measures, bringing different perspectives and covering different geographical regions through the lens of urban-rural linkages.

When: Monday, May 4, 2020                                           

Time: 15:00 East Africa Time (EAT) Time zone converter


  • Jun Wang, Secretary of the CPC Songyang County Party Committee, People’s Republic of China
  • Anne Fouda , Head of Studies, Planning and Cooperation Division, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Republic of Cameroon
  • Rafel Forero, Urban Policy and Metropolitan Expert, UN-Habitat
  • Thomas Forster, Director, Practice2Policy 

Moderator: Remy Sietchiping, Head of Policy, Legislation, and Governance Section, UN-Habitat

Registration and connection details: Please register here. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Click here to see the agenda for the webinar.

Please submit any questions to

UN-Habitat Urban-Rural Linkages Project team


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