UN World Urban Forum in Vancouver in June
This June 19-23, the UN Human Settlements Programme will be holding a conference on urban issues in Vancouver. "The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies." For information about the conference and about e-discussions on global urban issues, check out their website. To get a sense of the kinds of urban initiatives the UN is involved in, check out the link to programmes at the top of the page.