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Private Sector Events at the World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, 22-26 March 2010


The World Urban Forum is a biennial gathering that is attended by a wide range of partners, from non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations, urban professionals, private sector companies, academics, to governments, local authorities and national and international associations of local governments.

The fifth session of the World Urban Forum will be held in Rio de Janeiro,
hosted by the Government of Brazil. It is expected to attract around 15,000

The following WUF5 events may be of interest to the private sector:

  • The Business Caucus to present best practices and innovation for sustainable cities;
  • A High-level Round-table to debate on Innovation Bridging the Urban Divide;
  • An Exhibition opened to the private sector to exhibit and demonstrate products and services;
  • Networking events that promote interaction between partners along thematic issues.