Perspectives on Day 2 of the World Urban Forum (WUF9)

This week, Planning Commissioner Anthony Perl is joining urban leaders from over 150 countries in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for World Urban Forum 9 (WUF9). The World Urban Forum is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) held since 2002.


Here are some of Commissioners Perl’s impressions from day 2: Continue reading “Perspectives on Day 2 of the World Urban Forum (WUF9)”

Canadians at Habitat III: A Distillation of Key Messages

It has been a non-stop flurry of events at the Habitat III conference in Quito, most of them various types of sessions from small interactive seminars to large presentations from up to 12 panelists speaking to a topic.  Commissioner Jennifer Marshall provides a recap of  some key messages from the Canadian delegation. Continue reading “Canadians at Habitat III: A Distillation of Key Messages”