Session 5.1: Global trends

Key Learning Objectives: By the end of this session participants should: 1. have a basic understanding of the global trends and how they are affecting and will affect shelter and settlement programs 2. understand the effects of the combination of trends on shelter and settlement programs 3. understand the concept of resilience and how it can be built into shelter and settlement planning Key Learning Points 1. Urbanization, climate change and conflict are playing increasing roles in magnifying vulnerability and risk of shelter and settlements 2. Shelter and settlement programming should incorporate urbanization, climate change and conflict resilient strategies 3. Trends can be interlinked in their causes and effects Session Agenda: 1. Global Trends 2. Combinations of trends 3. Resilience