Networking Events at the World Urban Forum provide a platform for governments, partners, civil society organizations, private sector, community representatives, international and national organizations, academia, international and regional finance Institutions, and other United Nations entities to discuss specific topics of relevance and interest within the theme of the Forum and touching on the urban agenda.
The Networking Event format provides an opportunity to build knowledge, strengthen partnerships and networks through sharing ideas and identifying best practices in an effort to advance sustainable urban development in cities and towns around the globe. As the world advances fast to an urban future, Networking Events organized by hundreds of partners from all parts of the world provide a window through which the prospects of dealing with challenges of humanity's living conditions may be better understood and addressed.
Submission of online application for Networking events took place between 1 August 2013 - 30 October 2013. Applications received within the deadline have been vetted by a selection panel and event organizers are being contacted from 4 December 2013. All communication, regardless of the outcome, will be concluded by 20 December 2013.