HAVANA, Cuba.- The Sixteenth International Convention on Land Planning and Urbanism, inaugurated in Havana, will gather for four days the interest of the international community on urbanization for better management of cities.

The President of the Institute of Physical Planning, Samuel Rodiles, said this essential tool to lead the development of human settlements, is also part of the Task Life.

On Cuba´s plan of action for the insertion of the new urban agenda, Rodiles emphasized that it promotes the elaboration of inventories of lands like cadasters, maps of risks and valuation of soil, in order to generate reliable, timely and quality data for urban management.

Until next Friday, specialists from the sector from twelve countries analyze in Havana the good management of territories and human settlements.