IHS at WUF 7

The World Urban Forum is one of the biggest and most prestigious event in the urban world. This year, WUF 7 will take place in Medellin, Colombia from 5 to 11 April 2014 with the theme "Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life". As an international example of urban transformation through social urbanism, Medellín will also become an urban laboratory during the World Urban Forum 7. Both physically and institutionally, Medellín has exemplified its prioritization of vulnerable communities with solutions for accessible mobility, inclusive governance and quality education, together with the recovery of public space and green areas throughout the city. More information about the event can be found on the official WUF 7 website.

IHS delegation will join this international distinguished event offering the activities below:

IHS Alumni Award & IHS Alumni International Networking Event

For the IHS alumni, who will participate in WUF 7, the IHS Alumni International cordially invites you to join the various events the network is organizing. Below are a list of alumni events you should not to miss!

Event: IHS Alumni International Urban Professional 2014 Award Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 09 April 2014
Time: 16.30- 18.30 hrs
Place: Plaza Mayor, Red Pavilion, Room 14

More information about the IHS Alumni Award can be found here.

Event: IHS Alumni International Meeting
Date:  Thursday, 10 April 2014
Time: 19:00-22.00 hours
Place:  Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellin
             Room: La Biblioteca (The Library)
            Calle 59A No 63 - 20 Medellín, Colombia - Núcleo El Volador

IHS Training and Networking Events during WUF7

IHS staff members Mr. Carlos Morales (Senior Expert, Urban Land Management & Policies), Ms. Carley Pennink (Head of International Projects), Mr. Stelios Grafakos (Lead Climate Change Specialist) and Mr. Ronald Wall (Economic Geographer, Expert) are going to represent IHS during WUF7 and offer trainings and networking events. For an overview of these events as well as more details about date and time, please check the WUF training and networking events page.