World Urban Forum in Medellin (Colombia)

The United Nations (UN-Habitat) Program is organizing the World Urban Forum in a different city every two years. The seventh session of the Forum will be held in Medellin, Colombia, from 5 to 11 April 2014, on “Urban equity in development – Cities for Life”. It is an international technical forum aimed at discussing the challenges facing the built environment, such as urbanization and climate change. 10,000 participants from 160 countries are expected.

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As an actor in the voluntary sector, ENERGIES 2050 will take part in the Forum and will take part in two parallel events organized by the Institut de la Francophonie for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the Organization Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The objective is to present the Francophonie Initiative for Sustainable Cities. Founded by the IFDD and ENERGIES 2050, this initiative aims to provide a systemic and international approach to the challenges and challenges facing cities.

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Sunday 6 April 2014

On April 6, ENERGIES 2050 will host a round table for a whole morning. This round table will be the occasion for exchanges and debates between representatives of cities of countries of the South and North, in a logic of complementarity and solidarity. The Initiative as well as concrete cases will be presented. This interactive round table aims to encourage partnerships and to initiate concrete actions. The synthesis of the debates will contribute to the recommendations of La Francophonie from the World Urban Forum in Medellin.

See the presentation document of the round table

Wednesday 9 April 2014

ENERGIES 2050 will speak at an hour’s presentation on April 9th. The aim is to present the Francophonie Initiative for Sustainable Cities and to invite Francophone delegations to deepen their reflection on sustainable construction during a regional workshop to be held in Dakar in July 2014.

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