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The Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, legally chartered in the State of New York, USA. GFHS is committed to sustainable cities and human settlements for all. GFHS has been granted the Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, and is an Associate Partner of World Urban Campaign by UN-Habitat. It has become a cooperative partner with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), United Nations Environment Programme(UN Environment), and United Nations Human Settlements Programme(UN-Habitat).
As of 2017, the annual session of Global Forum on Human Settlements has been successfully held in China, the United States, Brazil, Germany, Columbia and Ecuador for consecutive 12 times. More than 13,000 representatives from all circles of society attended the forum. It has formed a high-level dialogue platform for sustainable urbanization for regional governments, NGOs, business sectors and academic circles etc. around the world, and has made great contributions to the promotion of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda.
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