The United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution A/RES/67/216, decided to establish a preparatory committee to carry out the preparations for the conference open to all Member States of the United Nations and members of specialized agencies and of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The Preparatory Committee (PrepCom), following the same resolution, will have three meetings before the opening of the conference.
• PrepCom1: 17-18 September 2014, United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA
• PrepCom2: 14-16 April 2015, United Nations Office Gigiri; Nairobi, Kenya
• PrepCom3: July 2016, Indonesia.
The Preparatory Committee will follow the established UN procedures for an inter-governmental conference.
Preparatory Committee 2: 14-16 April 2015
The second session of the Preparatory Committee of the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from Tuesday, 14 April to Thursday, 16 April 2015.
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Member States, stakeholders and organizations working in sustainable urban development are invited to exhibit projects, innovations and solutions in the common Exhibition for Habitat III PrepCom2 and UN-Habitat Governing from 14 to 23 April 2015, in UN Office Gigiri, in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Preparatory Committee 1: 17-18 September 2014
The first session of the Preparatory Committee of the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) was held in New York, United Nations Headquarter, from Wednesday, 17 September to Thursday, 18 September 2014.