WUF Legacy Projects
Thursday, June 30, 2022
The WUF Legacy Projects were an initiative of UN-Habitat in collaboration with the host country to demonstrate WUF’s role and commitment to continuous integrated knowledge exchange and incubation of scalable initiatives in the pursuit of sustainable urbanization. These legacy initiatives will be showcased in various WUF11 spaces, highlighting transformative impact and the link between WUF, UN-Habitat programmes and partners, especially in host cities. WUF Alumni Network: UN Habitat facilitated the formation of the WUF Alumni Network as a vehicle to support UN-Habitat in various endeavours relating to the WUF, especially documentation of lessons learned. It was highlighted that that WUF has been an amazing journey of two decades in the making since Nairobi 2002. The WUF Alumni Network will convene for a working session to review how to engage in reviewing the WUF’s impact. WUF11 Declared Actions & Action Plan for Cities: The Action Plan for Cities initiative is designed to boost the implementation of the New Urban Agenda as an action-oriented framework to accelerate the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Poland. The Action Plan for Cities aims to contribute to the Decade of Action and follows the recommendations set by the UN Secretary General’s report on Our Common Agenda, and the UN General Assembly resolution on the review of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. It reflects the Polish local response to the challenges of sustainable urbanization and local development in the context of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. WUF11 Declared Actions: will consist of voluntary actions and commitments made by participants to support implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Urban Agenda Platform: The Urban Agenda Platform is the global platform for sharing progress, action and knowledge on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda to achieve sustainable urban development. By systematizing and sharing advancements on the New Urban Agenda and urban-related SDGs, the platform aims to track progress and inspire and accelerate further action.