2021 Speakers

Discover the experts and visionaries that took the stage at the Congress.

Game-changers on stage

World-renowned authorities and urban leaders shared their voice at #SCEWC21.

Maria Fernanda Espinosa

Maria Fernanda Espinosa

Former President, UN General Assembly.
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN-Habitat
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Jan Jambon

Jan Jambon

Minister-president, Government of Flanders.
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Ada Colau

Ada Colau

Mayor, City of Barcelona.
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Ms. Saskia Sassen

Ms. Saskia Sassen

Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University.
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Ms. Anne Hidalgo

Ms. Anne Hidalgo

Mayor of Paris.
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Mr. Michael Müller

Mr. Michael Müller

Governing Mayor, City of Berlin.
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Ms. Maimunah Shariff

Ms. Maimunah Shariff

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‐Habitat).
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Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration & Family, Government of Morocco

Minister for Digital Strategy and Development, Hessian Government

Vice President for Global Public Sector, CISCO

Global Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice, World Bank

Secretary General, UCLG

Secretary of Innovation and Digital Transformation, Buenos Aires City Government

President, Italian Innovation Fund

Futurist, Environmental Entrepreneur and Author of ‘Only Planet’

Joint Secretary & Mission Director, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

Executive Vice President, Head of Global Cities, Mastercard

Governor, Government of Antioquia, Colombia

Governor, State of Rio de Janeiro

Worldwide Director of Critical Infrastructure,   Microsoft

Mayor, City of Medellin

Deputy Director-General for Mobility & Transport, European Commission