The V World Forum of Local Economic Development (Transition towards a sustainable future: The role of territories in times of uncertainty)
The V World Forum on Local Economic Development (WFLED) will be held between May 26 and June 1, 2021. Due to the global health situation, this edition will be organized in a virtual format and the sessions can be followed through different channels and interacting through different tools. The main sessions will be broadcast openly through the web, but there is a whole program of parallel events with limited capacity that will be held via Zoom and where it is necessary to register in advance.
We encourage you to do so in advance to reserve your place and receive updates and related information. Registration will allow you to actively participate, interacting with other participants, commenting, or making contributions. Once registered, you will have access to the open activities of the 5th forum and you will be able to reserve a place in the limited-capacity events you wish to attend by clicking on “I will attend”.
➡️ Wednesday, 26th May
Session 2.2.2 - Local economic recovery and gender equality: planning and evaluation methodologies and tools
➡️ Thursday, 27th May
Session 2.1.1 - Innovative urban and territorial policies to address growing inequalities
Session 2.2.1 - Women as “creators” of inclusive and sustainable local economies in times of crisis: territorial policies and solutions for empowerment
➡️ Friday, 28th May
Session 2 - Territorial economic models to address inequality in the current pandemic crisis
Session 2.3.3 - SSE in local public policies for inclusive and sustainable recovery processes: evidence from local governments after the crisis
Session 2.2.3 - Territorial public policies and public-private partnerships for empowerment and investment in women's businesses
Master class - Territorial economic models to address inequality after the current pandemic crisis
➡️ Monday, 31st May
Session 2.3.4 - Combining innovation, efficiency and equity in the use of territorial resources: an integrated local development approach through green and circular economy models
Session 2.3.1 - Facilitating territorial responses to local needs and inequalities amplified by the crisis: the strategic value of alternative economic models
➡️ Tuesday, 1st June
Session 2.1.2 - The multiple dimensions of poverty and inequality in a complex crisis scenario: elements of analysis and measurement from an integrated human development perspective
Session 5 (plenary) - Economic justice, local development, coexistence and peace
Session 2.3.2 - Territorial systems conducive to SSE: construction of an analysis and planning framework
Among the WFLED defined thematic lines, UNDP is leading the stream on TERRITORIAL ECONOMIC MODELS TO TACKLE INEQUALITY IN THE WAKE OF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CRISIS.