Cheryl Jones Fur
Cheryl Jones Fur Deputy Lord Mayor City of Växjö Växjö , Sweden

Biography

Cheryl Jones Fur has been a member of the Växjö Municipal Council since 2010. She is currently Deputy Lord Mayor of the Municipal Council as well as Deputy Chairperson of Växjö’s Technical Services Board. She is also on the board of directors of the municipality-owned energy company Växjö Energi.
Cheryl Jones Fur is Chairperson for the Green Party in Kronoberg County.
She has a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Sessions

Save to calendar 19-11-2019 14:00 19-11-2019 16:00 Europe/Madrid Green Cities: Safe, Sustainable and Inclusive Public Spaces

Cities live in an environmental paradox. On one hand, rapid urbanization and increasing pollution are taking their toll on the quality of life of their inhabitants and the global environment. On the other hand, they are centers of economic growth and creative thinking on how to be more connected and aware of the importance of sustainable development. How can they solve this paradox and implement innovative ideas to get greener?

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Urban Environment Room

Green Cities: Safe, Sustainable and Inclusive Public Spaces

URBAN ENVIRONMENT
14:00h - 16:00h Congress Area | Urban Environment Room
Session Schedule
14:00h - 14:05h
Introduction
14:05h - 14:25h
Keynote | Environmental Strategies in Växjö
14:25h - 14:45h
Keynote | Monteria, the Green City of Colombia
14:45h - 14:50h
Wrap up
14:50h - 15:05h
Networking Break
15:05h - 15:55h
Panel | Urban Green Spaces Providing Cooling Effects and Reducing Air Pollution
15:55h - 16:00h
Wrap up
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