Review of the World Urban Forum Sessions 2002-2008.This evaluation has been carried out in response to the resolution adopted by the Governing Council during its 22nd session in April 2009, GC/22/10. In view of the expanding scale and importance of the World Urban Forum (WUF), and the increasing engagement of the Habitat Agenda partners in the Forum, the Governing Council (GC) of the UN-Habitat decided that a review of all four WUF sessions held since 2002 should take place.

The aim of the evaluation is to improve planning, organization and effectiveness of future WUFs. More specifically, the evaluation aims to assess and give recommendations related to the items as specified in the resolution GC/22/10, paragraph 2.