World Urban Forum 7

Event date: 5 April 2014 - 11 April 2014

Venue: Plaza Mayor Convention and Exhibition Center
City: Medellin
Country: Colombia
Register/website: World Urban Forum 7


Description: The main theme of the Seventh session of the World Urban Forum is : “Urban Equity in Development – Cities for life”. As an important component of the World Urban Forum’s traditional format, the main substantive theme of the Forum will be unfolded into 6 sub-themes that will be the subjects of 6 high level dialogues of 3 hours duration. The concept notes for the 6 dialogues are:

  • Equity in Urban Development Law
  • Urban Planning and Design for Social Cohesion
  • Basic Services: Local Businesses for Equitable Cities
  • Innovative Financing Instruments for Local Authorities
  • Raising Standards of Urban Resilience
  • A Safe City as a Just and Equitable City