Today, an international partnership was announced to establish the World Urban Pavilion in Regent Park to help foster the development of cities around the globe. The partnership between the Government of Canada, UN-Habitat and the Urban Economy Forum (UEF) was announced by the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), John Tory, Mayor of the City of Toronto, Eduardo Lopez Moreno, Director of Habitat Office in Mexico and Cuba Region and Head of Knowledge and Innovation at UN-Habitat and Reza Pourvaziry, Chair of Urban Economy Forum.The Pavilion will act as a knowledge exchange hub to share best practices, innovation and research in urban development and revitalization from countries around the world.

Read More.