The Government of UAE hosted 10th Session of the World Urban Forum with UN Habitat under the theme of  “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation” from 7 to 13 February 2020.

The forum had focused on fight against climate change, through the lens of local implementation of the tools and regional partnerships for the New Urban Agenda, Raise awareness on sustainable urbanization among stakeholders and constituencies, Improve the collective knowledge on sustainable urban development through inclusive open debates, sharing of lessons learned and the exchange of best practices and good policies, increase coordination and cooperation between different stakeholders and constituencies for the advancement and implementation of sustainable urbanization.

Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake, Secretary, State Ministry of Urban Development represented Sri Lanka at 10th World Urban Forum.


Embassy of Sri Lanka

United Arab Emirates