Abu Dhabi 13 February 2020 - The Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, today opened the Call for Expression of Interest to cities wishing to host the Twelfth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF12).

The deadline for receiving the Expressions of Interest is 31 August 2020. The potential hosts will then be provided with the bidding package and guidelines. The WUF12 selected host city/country will be announced during the World Habitat Day global observation on 4 October 2021.