UN-Habitat Reiterates Support for Morocco in Housing Sector

Abu Dhabi – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) reiterated, Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the World Urban Forum, its support for Morocco’s policy in the housing sector.

UN-Habitat executive director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, underlined, during talks with minister of National Planning, Urban Development, Housing and Urban Policy, Nouzha Bouchareb, the need to strengthen and promote cooperation with Morocco in the area of housing, while commending the leadership of the Kingdom in this area.

In her turn, Bouchareb underscored the importance of cooperation with UN-Habitat, particularly in the fight against precariousness in rural areas.

The minister also highlighted the importance of the celebration of the World Habitat Day on October 5 and the World Cities Day on October 31.

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 10) kicked off Sunday in Abu Dhabi with the participation of 168 countries, including Morocco.

The kingdom is represented at the event by a delegation led by minister of National Planning, Urban Development, Housing and Urban Policy, Nouzha Bouchareb.

Held on the theme “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation”, the forum is convened by UN-Habitat.

The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. Convened by UN-Habitat, the Forum is a high level, open and inclusive platform for addressing the challenges of sustainable urbanization.

The WUF is aimed at raising awareness of sustainable urbanization among stakeholders and constituencies, including the general public, improving collective knowledge on sustainable urban development through open and inclusive debate, exchanging best practices and policies and promoting collaboration and cooperation between different stakeholders and constituencies engaged in the advancement and implementation of sustainable urbanization.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

UN-Habitat Reiterates Support for Morocco in Housing Sector

Abu Dhabi – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) reiterated, Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the World Urban Forum, its support for Morocco’s policy in the housing sector.

UN-Habitat executive director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, underlined, during talks with minister of National Planning, Urban Development, Housing and Urban Policy, Nouzha Bouchareb, the need to strengthen and promote cooperation with Morocco in the area of housing, while commending the leadership of the Kingdom in this area.

In her turn, Bouchareb underscored the importance of cooperation with UN-Habitat, particularly in the fight against precariousness in rural areas.

The minister also highlighted the importance of the celebration of the World Habitat Day on October 5 and the World Cities Day on October 31.

The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 10) kicked off Sunday in Abu Dhabi with the participation of 168 countries, including Morocco.

The kingdom is represented at the event by a delegation led by minister of National Planning, Urban Development, Housing and Urban Policy, Nouzha Bouchareb.

Held on the theme “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation”, the forum is convened by UN-Habitat.

The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. Convened by UN-Habitat, the Forum is a high level, open and inclusive platform for addressing the challenges of sustainable urbanization.

The WUF is aimed at raising awareness of sustainable urbanization among stakeholders and constituencies, including the general public, improving collective knowledge on sustainable urban development through open and inclusive debate, exchanging best practices and policies and promoting collaboration and cooperation between different stakeholders and constituencies engaged in the advancement and implementation of sustainable urbanization.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse