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Using Islamic principles to increase access to land and tenure security GLTN partners, UN-Habitat, the University of East London (UEL) and the Urban Training and Studies... Read more
UN-Habitat seeks a successor of Chief of Land and GLTN Unit At the end of July 2015, the Chief of the Land and GLTN Unit, Dr Clarissa Augustinus will, after... Read more
Social Tenure Domain Model implementation in Zambia further intensified A second Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) training and planning workshop with the Mungule... Read more
How Life Can Change for Women in Displacement  A humanitarian organisation and GLTN member, the Norwegian Refugee Council runs a programme... Read more
Increasing tenure security through land use planning work kicks off On 25th and 26th of September, the International Consultative Workshop on Land Use Planning was... Read more
Course Announcement: Institute of Housing and Urban Development (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam   International Course on Housing and Urban Development (ICHUD) Would you like to join the... Read more
Slum Profiling Scales Up in Uganda Slum Profiling Scales Up in Uganda Seventy two per cent of the population of Uganda’s capital... Read more
Information is Power: STDM in Uganda A new video is available on the application of the Social Tenure Domain Model in Uganda. This... Read more
World Bank Conference 2015 - Call for papers The World Bank is pleased to announce the 16th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty... Read more
The implementation of the Social Tenure Domain Model in Mashimoni Nairobi, KenyaOn 3 September a delegation of the GLTN Secretariat paid a visit to Mashimoni, one... Read more

WUF7: Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life

WUF7postcardGLTN Secretariat invites Partners to register their interest and participation in the upcoming Seventh session of the World Urban Forum will be held in Medellin, Colombia from 5 to 11 April 2014 and will focus on the overall theme "Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life".

Further, this particular session of the Forum will be strategically instrumental to influence the concurrent global processes of Post 2015 Development Agenda redefining the sustainable development goals and the upcoming review of the global urban agenda in Habitat III in 2016.

Partners and other parties wishing to take part in the 7th World Urban Forum  are encouraged to register here.

To get involved and stay updated on WUF 7, click here.

Related Links:

  1. New York Times: Transforming Cities Today for Equitable Societies Tomorrow
  2. The Economist
  3. World Urban Forum Newsletters

About The World Urban Forum

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), hosted in a different city every two years, to examine the most pressing issues facing the world today in the area of human settlements, including rapid urbanization and its impact on cities, communities, economies, climate change and policies. It is the World's Premier Conference on Cities.

The Forum gathers a wide range of experts from every walk of life. Participants at the Forum include, but are not limited to, national, regional and local governments, non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, professionals, research institutions and academies, professionals, private sector, development finance institutions, foundations, media and United Nations organizations and other international agencies.

The WUF promotes the strong participation of Habitat Agenda partners and relevant international programmes, funds and agencies, thus ensuring their inclusion in the identification of new issues, the sharing of lessons learned and the exchange of best practices and good policies.

For more information, please click here to visit the website.

Contact Info:

Location: Gigiri, UN Complex
Office: NOF South Wing Block 3
Telephone: +254 207623858
Email: gltn[at]unhabitat.org

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