Esteban León
Esteban León Head of City Resilience Global Programme UN-Habitat (CRPP) Barcelona, Spain


Esteban Leon is the Head of the UN-Habitat’s Urban Resilience Global Programme. He has a background in economics, shelter/housing and settlements program design and management, as well as building construction and reconstruction projects in post-crisis situations and urban resilience building. He has worked in the private sector, NGOs and in UN-Habitat since 2002.


Save to calendar 17-11-2021 14:00 17-11-2021 15:30 Europe/Madrid Innovation Fueling the Economic Recovery

Innovation is a central element in any urban socio-economic recovery framework. Traditional models of economic growth have become obsolete for facing new socioeconomic urban challenges. Hence the renewed attention to the innovation ecosystem as a cornerstone in developing added-value sectors such as green and blue economies. The main challenge here is how to attract (and retain) human talent in the context of teleworking and industrial relocation.

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