UCL Urban Laboratory


Urban Lab representation at the 7th World Urban Forum

7 April 2014


This week UCL Urban Laboratory co-director Dr Camillo Boano, and DPU Director Prof Julio D. Davila along with a large delegation of DPU staff, including Dr Alex Frediani (UCL Urban Laboratory Steering Committee) are attending the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF) in Medellin, Colombia. The WUF is convened by UN-Habitat and takes place very two years in a different city. It is the largest international forum on urban issues, and welcomes researchers, policymakers, NGOs, community organisations, private companies and international agencies to join together in conversation.

You can read about the DPU's involvement in several sessions here (pdf). You can also follow the DPU's activities throughout the week on Twitter: @dpu_ucl or visit them at stand 41 in the exhibition area.