For the last 2 years, Expertise France has been facilitating the, a platform for exchange and promotion for French urban expertise at the international level. The entrusted Expertise France with the continuation of this facilitation until December 2016.
The Habitat III), to be held in Quito, Ecuador, from the 17th to the 20th of October 2016. Habitat III, on the theme "Sustainable urban development: urbanisation's future?", will aim at producing a new international urban agenda. Further to the coproduction of French positions via working groups, the will mobilise players and valorise French expertise at this conference.was mandated to promote the participation of the French players to the 3rd United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (
brings together the State, public institutions, local governments and elected representatives’ associations, professionals, the private sector, civil society organisations and research and training organisations. The is co-chaired by Mr Yves Dauge, former senator, the , the MEDDE and the MLETR.