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9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9)

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

7-13 February 2018 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Highlights for Thursday, 8 February 2018

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat, officially launch WUF9.

WUF9 The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) continued Thursday.

In the morning, a Ministers’ Roundtable and a further two WUF Assemblies convened, representing local and regional governments, and grassroots organizations respectively.

In the afternoon, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak officially opened WUF9, accompanied by cultural dances and messages from several dignitaries.

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Children performing during the official opening ceremony

Participants arrive for the official WUF9 opening ceremony.


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