On 21 January 2021, the Build4People Status Conference took place in the presence of H.E. Mr. Nuon Pharat, Vice Governor of Phnom Penh Capital Administration, Vannak Seng, General Director of Phnom Penh Capital Administration, Mr. Christian Berger, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia, Dr Heike Bauer, DLR, representative of the German funding agency, Sokhai Nop, General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development, Dr Vanny Sok, Vice-Rector of Royal University of Phnom Penh and many other stakeholders in the field of sustainable urbanization. All in all, the online event was attended by about 100 participants.

The main main of the Build4People Status Conference was to present the research results at the end of the 18-month Definition Phase and to discuss the envisaged activities of the upcoming Research & Development Phase with our partners and further colleagues.

The Build4People Status Conference was organized by Work Package #7 “Coordination, Communication and Dissemination” led by Hamburg University with support from the Build4People project management partner Cambodian Institute of Urban Studies (CIUS) and from all other Build4People Work Packages.

Agenda of the Build4People Status Conference

The success of this event particularly showed in the active participation and intensive discussion within the inter-active break-out sessions led by the research associates of the Build4People project and the panel discussion, moderated by Dr Tep Makathy, Director of Cambodian Institute of Urban Studies (CIUS).

The Build4People team would like to sincerely thank all participants for their committed engagement and is very much looking forward to the future collaboration.

Download all slides shown during the B4P Status conference (pdf-file, 4.7 MB)

H.E. Mr. Nuon Pharat, Vice Governor of Phnom Penh Capital Administration
Mr. Christian Berger, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cambodia
Introduction to Build4People research results presentation of the Definition phase by the Build4People representative Michael Waibel
Anke Blöbaum, leader of WP1 “Behavior Change”, during her presentation
Presentation of WP1 “Behavior Change” research results by Anke Blöbaum
Presentation of WP1 “Behavior Change”
Presentation of WP1 “Behavior Change” research results by Anke Blöbaum
Presentation of WP2 “Sustainable Building” research results by Dirk Schwede
Presentation of WP2 “Sustainable Building” research results by Dirk Schwede
Presentation of WP3 “Sustainable Neigbhourhoods” research results by Rolf Messerschmidt
Presentation of WP3 “Sustainable Neigbhourhoods” research results by Rolf Messerschmidt
Presentation of WP4 “Urban Green” research results by Jan Peter Mund
Presentation of WP4 “Urban Green” research results by Jan Peter Mund
Presentation of WP5 “Urban Climate” research results by Lutz Katzschner
Presentation of WP5 “Urban Climate” research results by Lutz Katzschner
Presentation of WP6 “Sustainable Urban Transformation” research results by Ravi Jayaweera
Presentation of WP6 “Sustainable Urban Transformation” research results by Ravi Jayaweera
Presentation of WP7 “Coordination, Communication, Dissemination” research approach by Michael Waibel
Presentation of WP7 “Coordination, Communication, Dissemination” activities by Michael Waibel
Presentation of WP7 “Coordination, Communication, Dissemination” activities by Michael Waibel
Presentation of WP7 “Coordination, Communication, Dissemination” activities by Michael Waibel
Note of thanks at the end of the Build4People research results presentation
Introduction to break-out session #1 “Urban Quality of Life”
Impression from break-out session #2 “Implementation of sustainability on building and neighbourhood level”
Introduction to break-out session #3 “Climate Change and Green Infrastructure”
Prof Dr Lutz Katzschner explaining about Phnom Penh’s urban climate situation during break-out session #3 “Climate Change and Green Infrastructure”
Introduction to break-out session #4 “Sustainable Urban Transformation”
Mélanie Mossard, Impact Hub Phnom Penh, discussing during break-out session #4 “Sustainable Urban Transformation”
Dr Seak Sophat, Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), discussing during break-out session #4 “Sustainable Urban Transformation”
Dr Susanne Bodach, Build4People project management assistant, discussing during break-out session #4 “Sustainable Urban Transformation”
Presenting the results of the break-out session #1 “Urban Quality of Life” by Annalena Becker
Outlook on Build4People Research and Development phase by Michael Waibel 
Outlook on Build4People Research and Development phase by Michael Waibel 
Explanations on research design and outcomes of the Build4People Research and Development phase by Michael Waibel 
Build4People panel discussion moderated by Dr Tep Makathy, Director of CIUS
Sokhai Nop, National Council for Sustainable Development, participant of panel discussion
Vannak Seng, General Secretary of Phnom Penh Capital Administration, participant of panel discussion
Build4People panel discussion moderated by Dr Tep Makathy, Director of CIUS