Press Conference Room

Sessions at the WUF10 Press Conference Room bring urban journalists and media practitioners together for timely and relevant information presented by different organizations and institutions. While prioritizing media, Press Conference sessions are open to all registered WUF10 participants to attend and are streamed live via UN Web TV. 

Announcement of The First UN-Habitat Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab Region
Sunday, 9 February
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States
Conference Hall B
13:00 - 13:20
Global Commitment for Waste Wise Cities Campaign
Sunday, 9 February
UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
17:00 - 17:45
Signing Ceremony: Partnership to Enhance Knowledge and Ideas Dissemination on Urban and Territorial Planning in Hungary
Sunday, 9 February
UN-Habitat, University of Pécs, Hungary
Conference Hall B
18:00 - 18:45
Responding to India’s Affordable Housing Shortage – A Smart City Approach
Monday, 10 February
Planet Smart City, United Kingdom
Conference Hall B
10:00 - 10:45
Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development
Monday, 10 February
Dubai Municipality, UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
11:30 - 12:15
UN-Habitat Press Briefing
Monday, 10 February
UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
13:00 - 13:30
State of Arab Cities Report 2020: Financing Sustainable Urban Development in the Arab Region
Monday, 10 February
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States , UNDP Bahrain, DERASAT
Conference Hall B
13:30 - 13:45
OECD’s Work on Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Areas
Monday, 10 February
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, (OECD), France
Conference Hall B
14:00 - 14:30
AIA/HUD Secretary Awards: Housing and Community Development Strategies for Achieving the SDGs in the US
Monday, 10 February
American Institute of Architects
Conference Hall B
16:30 - 17:15
Launch of the UN-Habitat Better Cities Film Festival
Monday, 10 February
First+Main Films
Conference Hall B
17:30 - 18:00
Penang Bay Ideas Competition Launch: Global Call for Entries
Tuesday, 11 February
Think City, Malaysia
Conference Hall B
11:45 - 12:15
Chief Resilience Officers From Around the World Announce the Evolution of the 100 Resilient Cities Program
Tuesday, 11 February
Global Resilient Cities Network, pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation
Conference Hall B
11:00 - 11:30
UN-Habitat Press Briefing
Tuesday, 11 February
UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
13:00 - 13:30
Remembering Neal Peirce: The Pioneer of Urban Journalism
Tuesday, 11 February
Citistates Group
Conference Hall B
14:30 - 15:30
Fostering Resilient Cities Through A Joint Agreement Between UN-Habitat and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Tuesday, 11 February
UN-Habitat, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Conference Hall B
16:30 - 17:00
VIP Panel Discussion on City Inclusion
Tuesday, 11 February
First+Main Films, Sevenbridge
17:15 - 19:15
UN-Habitat Press Briefing
Wednesday, 12 February
UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
13:00 - 13:30
Awarding of Best Short Film and Feature Films at the UN-Habitat Better Cities Film Festival
Wednesday, 12 February
First+Main Films
Conference Hall B
17:00 - 17:45
WUF10 Final Press Conference
Thursday, 13 February
UN-Habitat
Conference Hall B
11:00 - 13:05

SPEAKERS