It has already opened the registration period to participate in the ninth World Urban Forum (WUF9) is open. The forum is convened by UN-Habitat, and will be held from 7 to 13 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This forum, which promotes exchange on sustainable urban development, will focus on the state of implementation of the New Urban Agenda, adopted at the Habitat III summit in October 2016.
The WUF9 will bring together policy makers, local government leaders, NGOs and experts in this field, and will feed into the results of the first report on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. In addition, it aims to contribute to global mobilization to defend a common vision on sustainable urban development towards the achievement of 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.