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Parallel Event

Habitat Professionals Forum events planned for June 2001 in New York

On each of the three days of the special session, the Habitat Professionals Forum will convene lunchtime discussions to exchange professional views concerning key aspects of the Habitat Agenda. Each session will feature one resource person who will be asked to make a brief presentation; an active discussion with all participants will follow.

Friday, June 8,
1 - 3 pm,
Conference Room C,
U.N. Secretariat

Discussion of the relationship between the global campaigns for secure tenure and good governance and Finance for Development (FfD). Michael Cohen, Director of the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School University in New York and a Visiting Fellow at the International Center for Advanced Studies at NYU will make a brief presentation, following by a discussion with all participants facilitated by Louise Nyström (invited) Director of the Swedish Urban Environment Council and Bureau Member of IFHP.


To register please fill in the registration form at or
send an email to

You can also send a letter or fax to the following address:
Habitat Professionals Forum,
c/o International Federation of Surveyors,
FIG Office,
Lindevangs Alle 4, DK-2000 Frederiksberg,
Tel + 45 38 86 10 81,
Fax + 45 38 86 02 52.

The Forum plans a reception on the evening of Tuesday, June 5. All those who have registered to attend the lunchtime discussions will be invited, as will members of country delegations and others concerned with the implementation of the Habitat Agenda.

© 2001 UNCHS