The sixth World Urban Forum (WUF6) – News Flash NO 1

24th May 2012 NEWS FLASH NO 1

We have 100 days to go until the opening of the World Urban Forum in Naples!


Online registration

Online registration is ongoing on the WUF6 website. In the first four weeks, more than 2,000 people from 115 countries have already registered.

Book Exhibition space online

The World Urban Forum exhibition will showcase some of the world’s premier cities and innovations in urban development. The exhibition, which will be open to delegates and the general public, offers indoor and outdoor exhibition space. It is your opportunity to share experiences, best practices and innovative ways to improve cities. Read our Exhibition Guide and book your space by registering on-line. For more information, please contact the WUF Secretariat.

Help us to change the urban future: The City Changer Dialogues now online

The city changer dialogues on are the online kick-off for the sixth session of the World Urban Forum. This is your chance to have your say in our quest for better, smarter cities in this new urban era while influencing the content of the live event that will be held in Naples, Italy, from 1 to 7 September 2012.


Just to remind you where the venue is:

WUF6 will take place at Mostra d’ Oltremare in the western part of Naples, Italy and more information on the venue and the surrounding proximity can be found on their website.


We advise prospective participants to use on-line search websites for information on hotels in Naples. On hotel accommodation for staff members, we will advise in due course.

On-site accreditation

To ease the accreditation on-site, at the WUF6 venue, accreditation will commence on 30 August 2012 and all participants are advised to take advantage of this service to avoid long queues, especially on the morning of the official opening of the Forum on 3 September 2012.

On registration for UN-Habitat staff, one will need to register through dedicated links which will be made available soon.

Look out for more detailed information on the Forum website and in subsequent Newsflashes in about 3 weeks!