World Urban Forum - WUF11

Location:Katowice, Poland
Date:26.06.2022 - 30.06.2022

This will be the first time that the WUF, convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will take place in Eastern Europe.

The WUF was established in 2001 by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. The first WUF was held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2002 and has been held around the world ever since.

Representatives of national, regional and local governments, academics, business people, community leaders, urban planners will be among the thousands of people are expected to attend WUF11 which is co-organized by Poland’s Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy and the Municipal Office of Katowice.

The theme of WUF11, Transforming our Cities for a Better Urban Future, will provide greater insights and clarity on the future of cities based on existing trends, challenges and opportunities, as well as suggest ways cities can be better prepared to address future pandemics and a wide range of other shocks.

Calendar

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Journal of Justice and Sustainability: Call for Papers

Sunday, 15 May 2022
Living Labs: Perspectives on Regenerative Approaches for Place-Based Socio-Ecological Transitions

Call for Workshops at OpenLivingLab Days

Sunday, 22 May 2022
Deadline for submissions

Call for Papers at OpenLivingLab Days

Sunday, 22 May 2022
Deadline for submissions
    

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