On October 28th, 2020, the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership took part in UN-HABITAT’s annual “Urban October” conference. This year, Urbanisation and Climate Change were at the center of discussions. Mr. ZHANG Zhenshan, Head of the UN-HABITAT China Office, Ms. LIU Younong, Chief Researcher in the field of Energy Efficiency in Buildings of the Center for Science Technology and Industrial Development (CSTID) under MoHURD, Mr. ZHENG Degao, Vice President of the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD), and Markus Delfs, Project Director of the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership presented China’s relevance for the global energy transition to a worldwide audience.
The Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership further enriched the discourse with a virtual workshop on “Low-carbon development through energy efficiency in buildings in China” that explored China’s contribution to the global energy transition and gave insights into challenges, opportunities, and technological implementation of energy-efficient buildings. In the course of the conference, Mr. ZHANG Zhenshan visited the GIZ China office in Beijing.
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