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The World Urban Forum & Earth: The World Urban Festival

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The United Nations Human Settlement Programme, also know as UN-HABITAT, brings its third World Urban Forum to Vancouver between from June 19 to June 23.

Every two years, WUF brings together governments, agencies, community groups and non-governmental and international organizations. The forum focuses on balancing urban expansion against environmental impacts and the growth of urban poverty in cities.

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A UNESCO-designated arts festival, Earth: The World Urban Festival, runs from June 21 to June 25. It presents international theatre, dance, music and visual arts events at Earth Village, a festival grounds set in an industrial park.

Earth: The World Urban Festival new_window

FACT: In Mumbai the sanitation problem is defined by ratios of one toilet seat per 500 inhabitants in the poorer districts.

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