Programme

High Level Roundtables

The first and highest-level segment, featuring key decision makers and the most iconic figures, will deliberate a set of subjects that revolve around the key role of cities as transformative forces to accelerate development.

These topics will incorporate the new paradigms introduced in the New Urban Agenda, including high profile emerging issues and global trends. The High-level Roundtables to be held at WUF9 will aim to take the debate on the linkages between sustainable urbanization and the development agenda to the next level, collecting key reflections on the status of and way forward to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda on these following six themes: