Workshop on Public Spaces: Creating Safe, Inclusive, and Accessible Public Spaces for All - KLRTC 31
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If you have any inquiries please contact Sayel Cortes at partnerdev@citynet-ap.org

Learning Objectives
Public spaces take on various spatial forms, from parks and streets, to markets and sidewalks. They also play a critical role in many of the city activities. For this reason, this workshop aims to achieve the following learning objectives.
- Recognize the importance of public spaces in a city
- Understand the relationship of public spaces with other elements of the city.
- Identify the basic considerations needed to plan/improve good public spaces that can be a key asset for a city’s livability and economy.
- Identify the role of community engagement in public space management
- Understand the need and benefits of city wide policy and strategy for long term urban development
Overall Schedule (TBC)
- Public spaces in the New Urban Agenda and SDG 11.7
- Public Space Basics – principles, definition, types, benefits of investing in public spaces
- Assessment of public spaces for city planning – inventory of public spaces
- Planning for public spaces – informal settlements, rapidly growing cities, etc
- Design consideration – Safety, accessibility, inclusiveness, and connectivity
- Tools for community engagement – minecraft, placemaking, etc.
- Community participation in public space management – people-centered public space, frameworks to manage – public private, community, local government
- Role of city wide public space strategy for sustainable urban development
- National / local policy for public space planning and management
Key information
Application deadline: July 5th, 2016 (sponsorship selection will happen on a weekly basis so those who register first will have more opportunities)

Workshop date: August 2-4, 2016
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Regional Training Center (KLRTC)
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organizers: CityNet, UN-Habitat, Kuala Lumpur City Government

Target Participants
• Local and national government officials connected to housing issues and related topics.
• Representatives from the private sector and NGOs working to promote urban public spaces.
Participation Fees and Sponsorship
The participation fee for this workshop is $ 250 USD (every participant, even sponsored ones, have to pay the participation fee)

CityNet has a limited budget to sponsor participants. Sponsor allocation will be decided weekly during the registration period on a case-by-case basis according to the following criteria:

• Their CityNet membership status including being up to date in their membership fee
• The relevance of the applicant’s position and qualifications to the workshop content.
• The pertinence of the workshop topic to the applicant’s city/organization.
• The participant's ability to contribute to the workshop in English.
• The completeness and timeliness of the application.


There is a strict limit on the number of participants for this workshop. Even if you can fully fund your travel and accommodation, this does not guarantee your place.

Thank you for taking the time to apply. We look forward to receiving your submission.

General Questions
Are you from a CityNet Member City or Organization?
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Are you a managerial level public official working in urban planning?
Are you able to cover your round-trip airfare?
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