Norwegian Ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset met with representatives from Urbanice Malaysia on 31 January 2019.
The purpose of the meeting is to invite the Ambassador to hold a keynote speech at the upcoming Malaysian Urban Forum’s Women Assembly.
The upcoming assembly will take place from 18-19 February 2019 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) and there will be various issues and challenges related to urbanization on the agenda.
Urbanice Malaysia is organized under the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government.
Its responsibility is to promote sustainable urban development by informing knowledge, partnership programs, and multi-stakeholder engagement.
On Facebook, the Embassy expressed their pleasure to participate in this assembly.
“We are very much looking forward to the two-day conference.”
The Embassy also emphasized the importance of New Urban Agenda as it wrote.
“New Urban Agenda is an important tool and accelerator for achieving Agenda 2030 and the various Sustainable Development Goals.”