Cities 2030, Cities for all: Implementing the New Urban Agenda

UN-Habitat Government of Malaysia
Implementing the New Urban Agenda Sustainable Development Goals


This session in Kuala Lumpur will be the second session hosted in Asia after 10 years (WUF4 was held in Nanjing, China, in 2008)

The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum will be the first session to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III.

In the New Urban Agenda, participating States request the report of the implementation of the Agenda to incorporate, to the extent possible, the inputs of multilateral organizations, civil society, the private sector and academia and to build on existing platforms such as the World Urban Forum.

WUF9 will be an instrumental to substantively feed into the inputs for the first report of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. The Forum will also contribute to global mobilization towards advocating for the common vision on sustainable urban development in advancing on the achievement of the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.


The Ninth session of the World Urban Forum will take place from 7 to 13 February 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC)

Located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Central Business District, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) is the city’s most technologically-advanced, purpose-built facility for international, regional and local conferences, tradeshows, exhibitions, entertainment and private functions. Spanning over 29,500 square meters with natural light and park views from its circulation spaces, the facility of five levels encompassing a total of 22,659 square meters of flexible function.

KLCC is one of the components within Petronas’ distinctive Kuala Lumpur city center development. Designed as a unique “city within a city”, the 400,000 square meters development offers a stimulating environment where one can work, live, shop, visit and simply enjoy the distractions of everyday living.