Rabat - The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) opened on Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, with the participation of Morocco. The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by UN-Habitat, held since 2002.
The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by UN-Habitat, held since 2002.
“Today we focus on #cities4all. We are looking at how we can achieve this over the next 12 years. Inclusivity is truly achievable in cities.” @MaimunahSharif points out that we have a collective vision of what we want to achieve. #WUF9 #Cities2030 pic.twitter.com/kA5o2m4IAf
— UN-Habitat (@UNHABITAT) February 7, 2018
The event, which is held under the theme “Cities 2030, Cities for all: Implementing the New Urban Agenda,” focuses on the New Urban Agenda adopted at Habitat III as a tool and accelerator for achieving Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.
An important Moroccan delegation, led by State Secretary for housing, Fatna El Khiel, takes part in the WUF9, which will run through February 13th.
We are all set for the 9th Session of World Urban Forum beginning tomorrow, 7 February until 13 February! When you are at the Centre during these days, see if you can spot all the three WUF9 structures which are placed around the Centre. Remember to snap and hashtag #wuf9 #klcc pic.twitter.com/QtkK7jfIi9
— KL Convention Centre (@KLConvention) February 6, 2018
WUF9 will mobilize urban actors in national governments, subnational and local governments, civil society, private sector and academia to share knowledge and solutions for sustainable urban development.
The forum facilitate stakeholders’ inputs to monitoring and reporting on the New Urban Agenda and facilitate strong multi-stakeholder partnerships.