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.
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.