World Urban Forum News N°2

The Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF6) will take place in the southern Italian city of Naples, from 1 to 7 September 2012 under the theme The Urban Future. UN-Habitat joins the Government of Italy, the Campania Region, and the City of Naples in warmly welcoming you to attend and participate in the Forum.

The Forum is expected to bring together national leaders, slum dwellers, cabinet ministers, women’s groups, mayors, youth, academics, diplomats, community and business leaders, parliamentarians, local government groups, urban activists, and more; in short, all who share our vision for better, smarter cities of the future.

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. Join us and participate at WUF6: the world’s premier conference on cities.

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 For more information, please contact the WUF Secretariat by e-mail.

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.

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