Submit Training Event

Submit Training Event

How to apply

UN-Habitat welcomes applications for organizing training events at the ninth session of the World Urban Forum to be held from 7 to 13 February 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Training events should focus on developing skills and knowledge of the WUF9 participants and targeted audiences, by providing “how to” approach to development challenges with innovative tools, methodologies and instruments to support the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The organization holding the training event is responsible for its financing. It is a pre-requisite that organizers have sufficient funds to carry out the event, including own travel and accommodation, if the event is selected. Only one training event per organization will be accepted for further selection process.

There are no application fees.

Please note that the WUF Secretariat may contact you on further details as required.

Online applications close on 24 November 2017 23:59 (UTC+3)

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Criteria For Selection

To carry out the Training Event, it is a pre-requisite that the organization holding the event has the required funds, including own travel and accommodation, if the event is selected.

All Training Event organizers will be requested to self-report on their event activities to the World Urban Forum Secretariat to be part of the WUF9 report. More information on the reporting format will be provided after the selection process is completed.

Below are the criteria for assessing applications, apart from regional balance and thematic relevance:

  • Thematic links to the WUF9 theme

  • Quality of the proposal in terms of its expected outcomes and contribution to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda

  • Inclusiveness in terms of age and gender balance, as well as participation of stakeholders

  • Inclusiveness in terms of participation of Least Developed Countries (LDC) representatives or experiences

  • Innovation in the outreach/mobilization strategy to promote attendance at the event

  • Innovation in the monitoring of the expected outcome