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Green Urbanization in Asia

August 29 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (add to my calendar)
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars | get directions

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This presentation will discuss policies that can help reduce the environmental impact of urbanization in Asia through urban agglomeration. Urbanization can promote development of the less-polluting service sector; prompt traditional manufacturers to relocate away from major city centers; economize provisions of environment-related infrastructure and services; contribute to higher labor productivity; and facilitate green innovation. Rising educational attainments, the growth of the middle class and declining birth rates typically associated with urbanization can also have broadly beneficial impacts on resource use and the environment.


***As seating is limited, please RSVP above. Media organizations are requested to contact the Kissinger Institute in advance at 202-691-4057 or sandy.pho@wilsoncenter.org. Please allow for routine security procedures when you arrive at the Center. A photo ID is required for entry.


The Center is located in the southeast wing of the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. The closest Metro station is Federal Triangle on the blue and orange lines. For detailed directions, please visit the Center’s website, www.wilsoncenter.org/directions.

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One Woodrow Wilson Plaza - 5th Floor
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027