World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi


Spatial Planning & Strategy (part of the Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Build Environment, TU Delft), represented by Roberto Rocco, will take part in several activities at the WUF:

(i) Training event given in partnership with UN-Habitat Capacity Building Unit, in a team with Igor Pessoa, Rachel Keeton and Luz Maria Vergara: Check the details.

(ii) Participation at the Universities Round Table, when Roberto Rocco will speak about the importance to bring spatial justice and sustainability together in planning and design education. This is a round table with UN-Habitat partner universities. Check the details.

(iii) Side event on sustainability education led by the University of Southern Denmark.

(iv) Universities Booth: a shared space where partner universities can make short presentations and exhibit posters. Roberto Rocco and Rachel Keeton will present their recently published books: 'The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization' and 'To build a City in Africa'.

For more information, please visit the official website of the World Urban Forum  or write to Roberto Rocco.