The Caribbean Urban Forum 2012: Planning to Achieve the Vision… Towards a Green Urban Economy will be held from March 14 to 17, 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica. The Forum, hosted by the Jamaica Institute of Planners (JIP), is one of a series of regional events organized by the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM) in association with the CARICOM  Secretariat. The Forum seeks to advance a Caribbean Urban Agenda and best practices among planning professionals across the Region, as well as serve as the launch pad for the Caribbean Planners Association. Moreover, the meeting seeks to solidify the Region’s position on urban aspects of the green economy in preparation for Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development to be held in June 2012.

The following documents offer background information on themes that will be examined at the Caribbean Urban Forum 2012:

· Development of a Caribbean Urban Agenda in the Context of Sustainable Development

· Urban Development and the Green Economy

The Registration Form and Policies for CUF 2012 are now available. Information on the CUF Preliminary Invitation and Call for Papers and the CUF Exhibitors and Sponsors can be downloaded for your reference. Please feel free to contact cuf2012@gmail.com for further details. We look forward to seeing you in Jamaica!

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