SERI researcher, Tiffany Ebrahim is attending the ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) taking place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia from 7 to 13 February 2018. The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) held since 2002.
The Forum gathers a wide range of experts from every walk of life. Participants of 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.
It is recognized as the foremost global arena for interaction among policymakers, local government leaders, non-governmental organizations and expert practitioners in the field of sustainable urban development and human settlements.
This will be the first session to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III in 2016. It will be instrumental to substantively feed into the inputs for the first report of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.