White at the UN Habitat World Urban Forum 7

When: 09 Apr
5-11 April

Location: Plaza Mayor Medellín Convenciones y Exposiciones Calle 41 N° 55-80 Medellín, Colombia

The Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum is organized by UN Habitat and hosted by the city of Medellín, located in the department of Antioquia, in Colombia. This years theme is Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life. White participates in the Swedish exhibition and will talk about dialogue as a catalyst for urban revitalization.

Seminar: Can urban revitalization through dialogue battle inequality?
Day: Wednesday, April 9th at 12:00 to 13:00 pm
Place: Yellow Pavilion, Room number 12
Speakers:
Viktoria Walldin, Social sustainability, White, Ulrika Stenkula, Architect, White, Joy Mboya, Executive Director, GoDownArts Centre and Judy Ogana, General Manager, GoDownArts Centre

The seminar will focus on questions such as Who owns the city, Who are Nairobi, Kiruna and Husby? What is urban equity and what should it be in the future? Current urban development projects will be presented, such as Husby in Stockholm , the
relocation of Kiruna and the grassroots driven
urban transformation in Nairobi. This is an open event and does not require any pre-registration. Most welcome!

White is also represented in the Swedish exhibition, coordinated by Boverket, the National Housing Board, on behalf of the Swedish government. Swedish innovation system for growing cities and social aspects of urban development and urban life are some of the themes presented. Join us at Green Pavilion – Booth 115.

World Urban Forum 2014 (460x281)

The GoDown, Nairobi (460x259)