The "First International Conference on Humanizing Cities" has obtained a Royal order and approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, to be held in AlMadinah AlMunawwarah, under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of AlMadinah Region, Chairman of AlMadinah AlMunawwarah Development Authority
About the Conference
The Almadinah Development Authority in collaboration with the Center for Local Governance are holding the "First International Conference on Humanizing Cities". A Royal order was issued for the approval of conducting the conference under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of AlMadinah Region. Taking place from May 7-10, 2018 in AlMadinah AlMunawwarah, the conference will serve as a platform for local government leaders, policy-makers, researchers, private sector representatives and citizens to discuss how to humanize their cities and make them more suitable to residents’ needs and aspirations. Ultimately, the conference will serve as a first step in creating a road map for humanizing Saudi cities and is aligned with the country’s transformational Vision 2030.
To define concrete steps and measures to improve the quality of life across Saudi cities in a way that fulfills Vision 2030.
To inspire renewed humanization projects for Madinah City and showcase the historical importance of Madinah’s humanization.
To discuss the current state of humanization of Saudi cities and identify opportunities for enhancing it.
To discuss local and international best practices of human and liveable city projects and draw lessons for future humanization endeavors.
To mobilize local governments and communities towards active participation in humanization initiatives and projects.
Related Ministries and Public Agencies
Local Government Leaders and Civil Servants
Relevant Non-Profit Organizations and Private Sector Entities
Researchers, University and Research Center Representatives
|Theme 1||Human Cities - Principles & Practices|
Planning and Designing Human Cities & the Role of Public Spaces
Governance for Human Cities & The Role of Local Authorities
The Role of Culture in Humanizing Cities
The Economic Side of Humanizing Cities
Integrating Environmental Sustainability into the Humanization Agenda
Transformation towards Cities for All
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AlMadinah AlMunawwarah at a glance
Al Madina is the administrative center of the province as well as most important Islamic city. It is a city of peace and tranquility, where there are many historical and archaeological sites besides several that witnessed the historical battles. Madinah is rich with cultural heritage, museums, vast date palm groves and traditional old markets side by side with most modern shopping malls and arcades. For spending a short break or a weekend, you would better hurry and go to Madinah Province and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere, stunning historical and heritage sites and the quiet and distinctive beaches. You can also enjoy in its distinguished parks and festivals. Tourism in Madinah is like in no other place, duet its diverse tourism elements, like there are sites of historical battles, Mada’en Saleh takes you back to the ancient times where the Romans and the Nabataeans lived, and the Museum of Marine Life that makes you feel the experience being underwater. Make your stay longer! Discover the diversity of destinations surrounding Al Madinah