World Urban Forum- WUF11


The UIA will be taking part in WUF11, the 11th edition of the World Urban Forum to be held in Katowice, Poland on 26-30 June 2022.  It will announce the winners of the UIA 2030 Award during this event. 

The WUF was established in 2001 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, climate change and policies. The first WUF was held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2002 and has been held around the world ever since.

Representatives of national, regional and local governments, academics, business people, community leaders, urban planners will be among the thousands of people are expected to attend WUF11 which is co-organized by Poland’s Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy and the Municipal Office of Katowice.