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 State Members 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: Venue and dates will be considered by the General Assembly no later than at its sixty-ninth session, before the end of 2014.

The Preparatory Committee will follow the established UN procedures for an inter-governmental conference.

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) will be held in New York, United Nations Headquarter, from Wednesday, 17 September to Thursday, 18 September 2014.

downloadPlease download here the Brochure with all important information on the Preparatory Committee 1


Statements Preparatory Committee
Draft programme for the first session of the Preparatory Committee
Note for Participants: Practical information
Parallel events, 12 - 16 September 2014
Side events, 17 - 18 September 2014
Open Consultations
Official Documents PrepCom1
Status of National Reports for Habitat III




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