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This is the text of the report of Egypt’s Urban Forum, held in Cairo on June 14-16,20015. PID played a major role in the logistical preparation of the Forum as a technical partner to UN HABITAT. It also wrote the report of the Forum. The report is an account of all the activities of the Forum including proceedings of all sessions.

The following are some of the issues highlighted in the report:

Egypt’s national urban vision and mega projects,
Identity and cultural heritage
Planning existing cities and regional perspectives
Informal areas and low income neighborhoods
New cities
Public space
Local government’s role in urban development
Civil society and urban governance
Housing policies and strategies
Urban service delivery, including water supply and solid waste management
Urban economy with special reference to informal economy, growth and equity.






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