Nairobi, 5 November 2019—The deadline for metropolises interested in hosting the next editions of World Habitat Day and World Cities Day is on November 11, 2019.

The Expression of Interests issued by UN-Habitat gives a detailed timeline on the process used to choose the respective cities to host the two prestigious events.

This year saw a colourful global observance of the World Habitat Day in Mexico City on 7 October while the historic Russian city of Ekaterinburg played host to the World Cities Day about three weeks later on 31 October.

After the deadline, the outcome of selection process will be communicated to the cities on 25 November 2019 and the winning city and the sub theme will be announced at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) to held in Abu Dhabi in February 2020.

The same process will be followed in identifying the city to host the World Cities Day 2020, according to the Expression of Interest.