Third Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development

Organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai 6-8 October

More than 20 Arab Ministers participate in the Third Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development

September 22, Dubai, UAE – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates Hosts the Third Arab Forum for Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (AMFHUDIII) in cooperation with the Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction of the Arab League and with the participation and attendance of more than 20 Arab ministers, high-level executives and key stakeholders, from the private and public sector, it will be the largest Arab gathering dedicated to tackle the challenges and shape the future of housing and urban development.

The Ministerial Forum, organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, in collaboration with the Council of Arab Ministers of Housing and Reconstruction and the Regional Bureau for Arab States of the United Nations Human Settlements Organization (HABITAT), will launched with an Operetta in Al Habtoor City, Dubai from 6 to 8 October 2019.

The three-day forum, which will kick off on October 6th, to discuss topics and issues that serve the future in the fields of housing and development, where the discussions revolve around three main questions of inclusive cities for happiness and quality of life, sustainability in housing and urban development, as well as the role of the private sector and NGOs in supporting government housing.

The Arab Forum for Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (AMFHUD) has been established as a biannual regional consultative platform on housing and sustainable urban development issues hosted by one of the Arab countries and organized in partnership with the Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction of the Arab League, with relevant Ministries of the Arab member states and the technical support of UN-HABITAT-ROAS.

The forum consists of a series of technical sessions focused on specific and comprehensive themes organized in coordination with the Arab countries and bringing together specialists in the field of housing and urban development, and resulting in an official declaration with a set of recommendations and initiatives for cooperation with regard to the subject of discussion to be endorsed by the Arab Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates will host the 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development 2019, the Arab Council of Ministers of Housing and Urban Development, the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee and the Bureau.

For more information, please visit www.arabministerialhousingforum.com

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