Manka Bajaj


Manka Bajaj



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Area of expertise

Urban Planning

Brief Profile of Speaker (incl photograph)

Manka Bajaj is an Urban Planner with UN-Habitat and works with the Planning Unit of UN-Habitat. She has contributed in development of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning. The Guidelines provide national governments, local authorities, civil society organizations and planning professionals with a global reference framework that promotes more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories that foster sustainable urban development.

Working Group

Working Group-I

Sub Theme


Duration of presentation

10 minutes (including Q&A)

[Soft copy of presentation maximum of 5-8 slides to be shared by 12th December 2016]

Topic/ Title

Key Messages from Habitat III: Urban and Rural Planning and Management

Coverage of presentation

Urban planning strategies that facilitate social mix and support communities and  Issues, challenges and opportunities  for rural-urban planning relevant to Asia-Pacific.