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Cooperation of the UN Regional Commissions towards HABITAT III

The five UN regional commissions cooperate and exchange experiences in the preparations towards the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).

For each region, a regional roadmap to HABITAT III with events and milestones has been prepared.

The process of the preparations to HABITAT III includes the organization of regional expert group meetings, inter-governmental conferences and other regional events in the regions.

Meetings and events

Side event on, “Priorities for HABITAT III in the UNECE Region”, to the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Urban Development – HABITAT III, 17 September 2014, New York, UN Headquarters. 

Side event on, “Regional issues and shared challenges shaping the New Urban Agenda” to the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Urban Development – HABITAT III, 15 April 2015, Nairobi.

The joint statement of the UN Regional Commissions to the Second PrepCom.