Barbados will be sending a delegation to the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17 to 20.
The delegation leaves the island on Saturday, October 15.
In an effort to inform the media and the general public about the Quito Conference (also known as the Habitat III Conference) and its expected outcomes, the Ministry of Housing, Lands and Rural Development will host a press conference this Friday, October 14.
Minister of Housing, Denis Kellman, will address the press conference, which will be held in the Conference Room of the Ministry at Country Road, St. Michael, from 10:00 to 11.30 a.m.
Also expected to be in attendance are: Focal Point for Habitat III/Senior Housing Planner in the Ministry, Kelly Hunte; and the two co-chairs of Habitat III, Chief Town Planner, Mark Cummins, and Jeremy Stephen.