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The City we Need: A Pre-World Urban Forum Event

The City we Need

The City we Need: A Pre-World Urban Forum Event

On 4 March, 2014, The City We Need, a collective undertaking of the World Urban Campaign, will be launched in New York.

Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director and Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Urban Development (Habitat III, 2016), is convening all UN-Habitat Partners, UN agencies, and the Diplomatic Community in New York to launch The City We Need process in preparation for the 7th session of World Urban Forum to be held in Medellin, Colombia, 5 to 11 April 2014.

The City We Need is a consensus document by the Campaign’s coalition of partners, united by shared goals and a common vision of the city for the 21st century.

This launching session will gather key organizations and personalities to exchange views on The City We Need process leading into the World Urban Forum, the Post 2015 Development Agenda and the Habitat III Conference.

Time: 4:00 – 7:30 PM

Venue: New York, NY, USA (by invitation only)

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