Countdown to #SAICx17

There is only one week to go until the Safe and Inclusive Cities Exchange 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The Safe and Inclusive Cities Exchange is being organised by IDRC, DFID and the African Leadership Centre (ALC). It will be held in Nairobi, Kenya between Monday 29th of May- Wednesday 31st of May.

The keynote speech will be delivered by Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat. Find the full conference schedule, all the speakers and links to download the app on the conference website

The conference will explore evidence on the drivers of urban violence and solutions to create safer, more inclusive cities.

The conference will present research from the IDRC and DFID funded Safe and Inclusive Cities research program. It will bring together 5 years of research from 15 research teams, across 16 different countries, into 40+ cities in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Set over 3 days the conference will consist of 19 sessions, with 40+ speakers from across the world. 

The conference will collect ideas from experts and attendees about their #safecities solutions: 

To join the conversation, download and print the placard, then share your #safecities solution on social media by tagging @IDRC__CRDI

Follow the research findings across social media and join in the conversation using the conference hashtag: