The 7th World Urban Forum
The 7th World Urban Forum ( WUF ) will be held in Medellin (Colombia) from 5 to 11 April 2014.
The WUFs are the biggest events centred around human habitat . These are biannual events organized by UN-HABITAT, where meet and discuss governments, local authorities, NGOs , financial groups, academics, private businesses, professionals and any interested person or institution.
The ECTP-CEU will attend the next WUF as at the two previous editions ( Naples 2012, Nairobi 2010).
At the 7th WUF in Medellin, ECTP- CEU has an active presence as one of 17 members of the Habitat Professionals Forum , the global organization that brings together all professionals in connection with human settlements ( urban planners, geographers , architects, economists , engineers, etc. . )
ECTP-CEU will also take part be in the steering committee of the World Urban Campaign UN- HABITAT.
On the other hand, ECTP-CEU will contribute as planning consultants to various meetings in relation to the Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU), signed between ECTP-CEU and UN-HABITAT.
Finally the ECTP-CEU will participate in two official public events of WUF:
7 April at 11am in the Urban Library Room , and
10 April, at 2pm at the Round Table of Practitioners.
The interventions of the ECTP-CEU will focus on The Charter of European Planning.