The working language of the World Urban Forum is English. Arabic interpretation will be available for all major events. The opening and closing sessions, dialogues, special sessions and live TV events such as Urban Talks will be in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese while roundtables, assemblies and press conferences will be in English, French and Spanish. Organizers of Networking Events and Side Events will be required to make prior arrangements with the organisers and meet interpretation costs for their events.