National Building Museum

Nearing Naples

Urban Planning: Institutions and Regulations, Including Improvement of Quality of Life


In anticipation of the Sixth World Urban Forum (WUF 6) in Naples, Italy in September 2012, the National Building Museum will host a series of dialogues chaired and organized by a network of cross-sector US urban policy stakeholders.

Each session focuses on one of the four designated WUF 6 dialogues and serves as a run-up to the Forum in Naples.

  • Thursday, May 24, 12-2 PM
    "Urban Planning: Institutions and Regulations, Including Improvement of Quality of Life."
  • Monday, June 18, 12-2 PM
    “Equity & Prosperity: Distribution of Wealth and Opportunities”
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  • Monday, July 16, 12-2 PM
    “Productive Cities: Competitive and Innovative Cities”
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  • Wednesday, August 15, 12-3 PM
    “Urban Mobility, Energy & Environmental Sustenance”
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The National Building Museum, UN-HABITAT, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office for International & Philanthropic Innovation, Habitat for Humanity, and our partners invite you to attend the dialogues. At the end of the summer, a cumulative report will be published to summarize the four sessions and draw parallels to forthcoming events at WUF 6.

This series is presented in partnership with:

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Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
National Building Museum, First Floor Auditorium
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

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