In partnership with UN-Habitat, the government of Morocco has announced that it will host an international conference on improving the lives of slum dwellers titled Making Slums History: A Worldwide Challenge for 2020 in Rabat from 26 to 29 November 2012.
Some two to three hundred foreign participants are expected at Rabat, including about 40 government ministers and heads of delegations. National delegations are encouraged to feature a well-balanced mix of representatives from government departments, local authorities and civil society, including representatives of relevant communities.
Guest countries where the decrease in the slum-dwelling proportion of the urban population has been more significant :1 Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam.
Other guest countries : Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Philippines, Tunisia, Zambia. International groupings of cities and local authorities, international NGOs, multilateral financial institutions, United Nations agencies, bilateral development agencies, academics and international experts.
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Nobody has yet indicated they will attend this event.