UN-Habitat Has Become The Main Partner Of Marmara Urban Forum

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, has become the main partner of Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF) 2021 which is biennial international urban forum organized by Marmara Municipalities Union in Turkey. The first forum was organized in 2019 and the second forum will be held in 1-3 October 2021 in Istanbul.

UN Habitat, which is the United Nations programme for human settlements and sustainable urban development established in 1978, has a vision of “a better quality of life for all in an urbanizing world”. UN-Habitat works with partners to build inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and communities.

UN-Habitat’s Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif, made an openning speech via video message in MARUF 2019:


MARUF, which a gathering place for urban thinkers, will gather professionals from cities, national, regional and local governments, private sector, NGOs, universities and other stakeholders that play a crucial role in the design, transformation and governance of cities with the aim of sharing knowledge, experience and of creating new opportunities.

What happened in MARUF 2019?

MARUF 2019, with the motto of “Cities Developing Solutions” in line with Sustainable Development Goals, took place in Istanbul with 250 speakers and 5540 participants from 25 countries and 66 partners.


To reach MARUF19 report: https://mbbkulturyayinlari.com/raporlar/maruf19-report/