Following the successful engagement of 7847 individuals from 124 countries, representing 2137 organizations through 26 Campuses between July 2015 and February 2016, the World Urban Campaign (WUC) launched campaign in May 2016 - a social media campaign to further engage stakeholders towards the biggest gathering of urban actors in 20 years!
In a first countdown of 10 weeks till the 3rd Preparatory Committee (PrepCom3) for Habitat III, the WUC raised awareness on the 10 principles of , using the human hands (10 fingers) as an illustration.
The countdown mentioned the principles of , inviting the general public to share their views
UN-Habitat's social media accounts and colleagues promoted the campaign, too
The campaign built on it's loyal followers to support the outreach efforts
was translated into all 6 UN languages, allowing stakeholders all over the world to read and share the consensus document for a new urban paradigm.
A number of WUC partners were interviewed in March 2016 at the Habitat III Regional Conference for Europe in Prague/Czech Republic, and asked to share their views on . These interviews were promoted via the WUC Youtube channel Voices series
Some UN-Habitat experts were interviewed, too
In June, the World Urban Campaign continued it's call for Urban Solutions, inviting partners to share their ideas on how to implement and the