Habitat Professionals Forum

The Steering Committee meets in the Hague to discuss the programme of the 2nd World Urban Forum in Barcelona in September 2004

Click the picture for bigger format The Steering Committee of the Habitat Professionals Forum (www.habitatforum.org) met at the headquarters of the International Federation of Housing and Planning (IFHP) in the Hague, April 2-3, 2004.

The main topic of this meeting was to decide on the contributions of the Forum to the 2nd World Urban Forum to take place in Barcelona September 13-17, 2004.

It was agreed to have a half-day parallel event on the City Financing with four eminent international experts. In addition to the podium discussion between experts from different continents a lot of time will be reserved for comments and discussion between the audience. This Network Event called The Challenges of City Financing organised by the Habitat Professionals Forum will take place 15 September 2004 between 14:30 and 17:00.

It was also agreed that Prof. Holger Magel, FIG President, will take over the chairmanship of the HFP from Dr. Irene Wiese - von Ofen. The handover will take place in Barcelona.