31 Jan 2018
Join us in Malaysia at World Urban Forum 9

The Cities Programme is hosting a number of key events at the World Urban Forum 9 in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia from 7 to 13 February 2018.

We are very excited to announce that this includes the global launch of our City Partnerships Challenge!

Please let us know if you are going to be there.

Contact our tour manager, Jane Mullett – jane.mullett@citiesprogramme.org +61458267759 (Watsap)

Cities Programme Events at WUF9

DATE & LOCATION TITLE PARTNERS
Tuesday 13 February

10:00-11:00

One UN Room, Level 3 Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

IFSUD & City Partnerships Challenge Launch
  • IFSUD collaboration partners – UN Habitat, World Bank Group, UN Global Compact, UNDP, UN Women, WFP and UNOPS.
  • Other global partners – Realdania, SDSN Youth, RMIT University, UCLG, C40, 100RC, ICLEI, EAROPH and WUC
11:00-12:00 Part 2: City Partnerships Challenge Launch – Partnered Approaches to Sustainable Urban Development
  • UN Global Compact – Cities Programme Southern Brazil Centre
  • eThekwini Municipality (City of Durban), South Africa
  • Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Copel), Curitiba, Brazil, South America
  • Council of Economic and Social Development (CEDES), State of Paraná, Brazil
  • Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency, Global Compact Local Network – India
Sunday 11 February

14.00-15.00

Room 403, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

The Partnerships for Sustainable Growth: Lessons From Australia & Indonesia
  • EAROPH, Australia
  • DELWP, Victoria State Government, Australia
  • RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia;
  • Centre for Design/Innovation, Swinburne University, Australia
  • UN Global Compact – Cities Programme
Saturday 10 February

17:00-18:00

Room 402, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

Achieving resilient, sustainable and healthy communities in the face of rapid urbanization: learning from Asia Pacific, South America and Africa
  • RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia;
  • UN Global Compact – Cities Programme;
  • City of Durban(eThekwini Municipality), South Africa;
  • University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America
Friday 9 February

11:00-14:00

Room 306, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

Ethical City projects: Principles and practices for developing cross-sectoral projects to implement NUA objectives
  • RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia;
  • UN Global Compact – Cities Programme;
  • UN-Habitat;
  • Centre of Excellence for Governance, Ethics and Transparency

Partner Events at WUF9 with Cities Programme Presenters/Panelists

DATE & LOCATION EVENT CITIES PROGRAMME
PRESENTER/PANELIST
LEAD
ORGANISATION
Wednesday 7 February
10.30 – 17.30
The Business Assembly
“Building Effective Private Sector Cooperation”
15:45-17.15
Michael Nolan UN-Habitat
Thursday 8 February
17:00 – 18:30
AFINUA Room
Networking Event:
Cities contributing to the New Urban Agenda implementation through the international urban cooperation programme
Elizabeth Ryan European Commission,

Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy

Friday 9 February
15:00-17:00
Room 305
Networking Event:
The Affordable Metropolis: Turning Density into Prosperity
Michael Nolan FIABCI, The International Real Estate Federation
Saturday 10 February
14:30 – 16:30
Special Session:
Creative Investment and financing mechanism for local government
Michael Nolan UN-Habitat
 Saturday 10 February
9:00 – 11:00
Room 404
Networking Event:
Towards Implementing the New Urban Agenda in the Euro-Mediterranean region
Michael Nolan Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
Saturday 10 February
16:00 – 19:00
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Parallel Event:
WUF9 FIABCI Parallel event
Michael Nolan FIABCI, The International Real Estate Federation
Sunday 11 February
9:00 – 11:00
AFINUA Room
Networking Event :
Enhancing collaborative resilience in cities
Michael Nolan
Joana Correia
Medellin Collaboration for Urban Resilience
Sunday 11 February
09:00 – 11:00
Room 410 
Networking Event:
Housing in the New Urban Agenda
Professor Jago Dodson (Global Advisor)
Mia Davison (Urban Scholar)
RMIT University, Compass Housing
Monday 12 February
9:00 – 10:00
One UN Room
(3rd Floor, KLCC)
Side Event:
Implementing local resilience actions: Road for cities to achieve Target E of Sendai Framework, New Urban Agenda and SDG11
Michael Nolan
Joana Correia
UNISDR, UN-Habitat
Monday 12 February
17:00 – 18:00
Room 305
Side Event:
Informal Sector Workers Driving Local Economies: Observations from the Pacific Region
Mia Davison (Urban Scholar) The Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements (EAROPH) & ICLEI