HabPost Issue 54 – June 23rd, 2022
Its an exciting week as the Eleventh Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF) kicks-off this Sunday, 26 June 2022.
So far, we have over 18,000 registered participants from 166 countries. The WUF program includes six categories of partner-driven events: SDGs in Action, ONE UN, Voices from Cities, Networking, Training, Urban Library.
With a wide-variety of sessions planned for the week, don’t miss the launch of our global flagship report – the World Cities Report 2022. This will take place on Wednesday, 29 June 2022. Find out more in the Feature Story of this issue.
In other news, more than 200 children successfully co- designed the Central Park of Madrid Nuevo Norte using digital gaming.
Through the use of the Block by Block tool, a UN-Habitat methodology that uses digital gaming, students had the opportunity to re-imagine how a 13-hectar green space could become the next iconic Central Park of Madrid.
Find out more in the success story section of this issue.