United Nations World Urban Forum 12 – Cairo

WOBO is pleased to support the programme scheduled for November 2024.

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WUF12 –  Cairo, Egypt | 4–8 November

Application is now open for partner-led events for the twelfth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF12) taking place from 4 to 8 November 2024 in Cairo, Egypt. The deadline for application to partner-led events is 22 April 2024. The deadline for application to the Urban Cinema is 30 May 2024. The application for Urban Expo will close on 31 July 2024 (at 23:59 UTC+03:00).

Information sessions

Join one of our information sessions next week

We are launching several webinars in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. These sessions are open to colleagues, enthusiasts, individuals, organizations, academia and the private sector interested in becoming part of the premier global conference on sustainable urban development. – Read more


19 March | 8 p.m. | EAT


20 March | 2 p.m. | EAT


21 March | 11 a.m. | EAT


21 March | 3 p.m. | EAT


22 March | 10 a.m. | EAT


25 March | 11 a.m. | EAT

WUF12 theme

It All Starts at Home: Local Actions for Sustainable Cities and Communities

WUF12 will focus on localizing the Sustainable Development Goals, shedding light on the local actions and initiatives required to curb the current global challenges affecting the daily life of people, including unaffordable housing, rising living costs, climate change, lack of basic services and ongoing conflicts.

Read the background paper



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