Press Conferences

WUF9 PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Wednesday 7 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

09:00-10:00

Flag-raising ceremony

UN-Habitat

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Tan Sri Noh Bin Haji Omar, Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government

Press Conference Room

Thursday 8 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

08:00-08:30

Morning press briefing

UN-Habitat

Jeanette Elsworth, UN-Habitat

Media centre

15:00 - 17:00

Opening ceremony

UN-Habitat

Plenary Hall

16:45 - 17:30

Exhibition Opening

UN-Habitat

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Tan Sri Noh Bin Haji Omar, Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government

In the exhibition area

17:15 - 18:30

Opening press conference

UN-Habitat

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Tan Sri Noh Bin Haji Omar, Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government

Press Conference Room

Friday 9 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

08:00-08:30

Morning press briefing

UN-Habitat

Jeanette Elsworth, UN-Habitat

Media Centre

14:00-15:00

Presentation of the commitments in the press room

European Commission

Commissioner Crețu + partners + moderator

Press Conference Room

15:00-15:30

Press briefing on European Commission commitments

European Commission

Commissioner Crețu

Press Conference Room

15:30-16:00

Meet the press

UN-Habitat

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Press Conference Room

Saturday 10 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

10:00-13:00

Urban Journalism Academy

UN-Habitat

Press Centre

11:00-13:00

Networking Event: Celebrating Tripartite Partnership and Launch of PSUP III

Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme launch of Phase 3

ACP Secretariat, European Commission, High Level Government Officials, UN Habitat

Press Conference Room

Sunday 11 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

10:30-11:30

Joint UN-Habitat and World Bank Event: Partnering for the 2030 Agenda

World Bank

Press Conference Room

14:00-15:00

East Asia and Pacific Cities: Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor

World Bank

Monday 12 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

11:00-11:30

Faith-based engagement with the NUA

World Evangelical Alliance

 

Press Conference Room

Tuesday 13 February

Time

Title

Organizer

Speakers

Venue

10:30-11:00

Launch of Resilience Hub

UN-Habitat

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Press Conference Room

12:30-14:30

Closing ceremony

UN-Habitat

Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia

Plenary Hall

14:30-15:00

Closing press conference

UN-Habitat

Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Press Conference Room


Partners may request to book time slots at the press conference room by emailing Jeanette.Elsworth@un.org