UNESCO at WUF10: Culture and innovation as drivers of urban sustainability

From 8 to 13 February, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, hosted the 10th session of the World Urban Forum dedicated to Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation, a theme that resonates closely with UNESCO’s mission and priorities. The event brought together decision-makers, representatives of international organizations, civil society and international experts, to leverage culture and innovation as a response to the challenges of rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, the environment and policies.