World Urban Forum 2024

Event posted by Coline Laurent
Monday, 4 November 2024 - 0:00 to Friday, 8 November 2024 - 23:45 (Europe/Brussels)
Cairo, Egypt

The WUF12, convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will take place in Cairo, Egypt. This will be the first time in over 20 years, the forum is returning to the African continent, and it is the first time that it will be held in a megacity.

The Forum is a high level, open and inclusive platform for addressing the challenges of sustainable urbanization.

    The World Urban Forum has the following objectives:

    • Raising awareness of sustainable urbanization among stakeholders and constituencies, including the general public;
    • Improving collective knowledge on sustainable urban development through open and inclusive debate, exchange of best practices and policies, and sharing of lessons learnt.
    • Promote collaboration and cooperation between different stakeholders and constituencies engaged in the advancement and implementation of sustainable urbanization.