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UNECE events at the World Urban Forum

Housing and Land Management

27 - 30 June 2022
Katowice Poland

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization and it is held every two years. The 11th WUF (WUF11) was held from 26-30 June 2022 in Katowice, Poland. UNECE organized and co-organized several events at WUF11. UNECE invited national and local authorities, housing managers and other stakeholders in the UNECE region to the events listed below highlighting work of the UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management:

 

Topic 1. Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals

ONE UN EVENT - Fostering SDGs localization and NUA Implementation through strengthening the capacities of national and local authorities in urban planning to enhance resilience and strengthen recoveries from the COVID-19 pandemic

 

NETWORKING EVENT - Localizing the SDGs: Making societies resilient for the times ahead

  • Date and time: Thursday, 30 June, 12.15-13.45
  • Venue: ICC Multifunction Hall, Room 8
  • Organizer/s: UNECE and the city of Ghent
  • Draft concept note and programme

Topic 2. Innovative financing for cities

NETWORKING EVENT - Scaling-up financing for sustainable urban infrastructure – experiences from the UNECE region

Topic 3. Affordable, adequate and climate-neutral housing

TRAINING EVENT - Climate-neutral housing – Decarbonizing the housing stock in an inclusive and affordable way

  • Date and time: Wednesday, 29 June, 9.00-12.00
  • Venue: ICC Multifunction Hall, Room 14
  • Organizer/s: #Housing2030 initiative (UNECE, UN-Habitat and Housing Europe)
  • Draft concept note and programme

 

NETWORKING EVENT - Effective policies for affordable, inclusive and environment-friendly housing

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, 29 June, 12.30-14.00
  • Venue: ICC Multifunction Hall, Room 8
  • Organizer/s: UNECE together with the Swiss Federal Office for Housing and the #Housing2030 initiative (UNECE, UN Habitat and Housing Europe)
  • Draft concept note and programme

 

VOICES FROM CITIES EVENT - Housing Challenges for Circular Cities: Socioeconomic challenges to make smart cities more sustainable

  • Date and time: Tuesday, 28 June, 16.30-18.00
  • Venue: ICC, Ground floor, Voices from Cities Room B
  • Organizer/s: University of Alicante and UNECE-REM
  • Draft concept note and programme

Topic 4. National Urban Policies

NETWORKING EVENT - National Urban Policies for transformative power of Cities

  • Date and time: Tuesday, 28 June, 14.30-16.00
  • Venue: ICC Multifunction Hall, Room 15
  • Organizer/s: Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia in cooperation with UNECE
  • Draft concept note and programme

 


Please download here a flyer with more information on the UNECE events at WUF11!

For more information on WUF11 and to register your participation, please visit https://wuf.unhabitat.org/