The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) will hosted by Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirate from 8 – 13 February 2020 with the theme Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation. Since its inception in Nairobi, Kenya in 2002 the Forum has grown consistently in stature with subsequent sessions being hosted by Barcelona, Spain in 2004; Vancouver, Canada 2006; Nanjing, China 2008; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010; Naples, Italy 2012; and Medellin, Colombia 2014. In 2018, more than 24 000 participants attended WUF9 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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