The Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities held its annual advisory board meeting on 20 October 2016 at the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana in Quito, Ecuador, during the recently concluded Habitat III conference.

The meeting was attended by the Secretariat, as well as 13 partner organizations and cities.

Topics for discussion were an overview of the progress for 2016, as well as the Initiative’s action plan for the year 2017, putting a particular emphasis on raising visibility for the concept of Urban Metabolism, and the initiative as a whole.

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