AGENDA

10th World Urban Forum (WUF10)

Organized and convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Urban Forum has become the premier international gathering for exchanging views and experiences on urban challenges. The inclusive nature of the Forum, combined with high-level participation, makes it a unique United Nations conference and the premier international gathering on urban issues. 

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) has as its theme: “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation”

The objectives of the World Urban Forum are:

  • Raise awareness on sustainable urbanization among stakeholders and constituencies, including the general public;
  • Improve the collective knowledge on sustainable urban development through inclusive open debates, sharing of lessons learned and the exchange of best practices and good policies;
  • Increase coordination and cooperation between different stakeholders and constituencies for the advancement and implementation of sustainable urbanization.

+ info: wuf.unhabitat.org

 

Don't miss the sessions that count on the leadership and participation of Metropolis' members and partners:

February 8th 

  • 13:00 - 18:00 | Amman · Barcelona · Brussels · Cairo · Changsha · Madrid · Rabat · Tehran · Tunis · Xi'an | World Assembly of Local & Regional Governments | Hall 4, Room A (+info)
  • 14:00 - 17:00 | Global State of Metropolis - experts group meeting #2 (+info)

 

February 9th

  • 12:30 - 13:30 | Barcelona metropolitan area · Brussels · Montréal · Tehran | Strengthening metropolitan governance (SE4) | Hall 2, Room 4
     (+ info)
  • 13:00 - 14:00 | Tunis | Towards a new urban culture in Tunisia (VC-A1) | Voices from Cities, Room A  (+ info) 
  • 14:00 - 16:00 | Barcelona metropolitan area · Gauteng · San Salvador | Beyond the metropolis (NE13) | Hall 3, Room 13 (+info)
  • 16:30 - 19:00 | Local and Regional Governments Roundtable | Hall 4, Room A (+info)
  • 18:00 - 19:00 | Seoul | People-centered urban regeneration for sustainable urban growth (VC-A9) | Voices from Cities, Room A (+info)

 

February, 10th  

  • 09:00 - 10:00 | Guangzhou · Kazan · La Paz | Innovation and culture in bridging social, economic and spatial divides (VC-A11) | Voices from cities, Room A (+ info)
  • 10:15 - 11:15 | Tehran | The role of culture in livability (VC-B14) | Voices from Cities, Room B (+info)
  • 11:00 - 12:30 | United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (members only)
  • 12:30 - 13:30 | Moscow | Sustainable transformation of global cities (SE24) | Hall 2, Room 4 (+info)
  • 12:30 - 13:30 | Tehran | Culture and innovation in Tehran urban management (SE31) | Hall 3, Room 11 (+info)
  • 12:45 - 13:45 | Rabat | Local strategies for financing local actions (VC-A17) | Voices from Cities, Room A (+info)
  • 14:00 - 15:00 | Leveraging city diplomacy to achieve the SDGs | SDGs in Action (+info)
  • 14:00 - 16:00 | Migration and the open city | Hall 4, Room D (+info)
  • 14:00 - 16:00 | Kuala Lumpur | Art, culture and design in creating city vibrancy and strong communities (NE45) | Hall 2, Room 5 | (+info)

 

February 11th

  • 12:30 - 13:30 | Madrid | Nature-based solutions at city level (SE55) | Hall 3, Room 15 | (+info)
  • 12:45 - 13:45 | New Delhi | Institutional innovations for linking heritage and culture (VC-B34) | Voices from Cities, Room B (+info)
  • 14:00 - 16:00 | Gauteng | Cities and data (NE92) | Hall 3, Room 12  | (+info)
  • 16:30 - 17:30 | Mexico City | Achieving resilient urban planning and comprehensive disaster risk management in Mexico (VC-A39) | Voices from Cities, Room A (+info)

February 12th

  • 08:00 - 12:00 | World Urban Campaign Steering Committee Meeting (+info)
  • 15:15 - 16:15 | Tehran | Building participatory cities in developing countries (VC-A53) | Voices from Cities, Room A (+info)
     

Visit the stands of our members and partners at the Urban Expo:

  • Barcelona
  • Brussels
  • Global Taskforce
  • Kazan
  • Moscow
  • San Salvador
  • Seoul
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