About WACAP

Learn more about the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) and how your city can join hundreds of other municipalities in the fight against social exclusion and urban poverty.

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WACAP Global Forums

For almost two decades, cities have been coming together every two years to forums hosted by the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty to share experiences about how cities can work together to create a more sustainable future.

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A New Era

Though launched in 1995 by the UN Development Programme, the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty moved, in 2014, to the UN Office for South-South Cooperation.  This shift is heralding new opportunities to build upon important synergies for strengthening triangular and south-south cooperation among traditional donors, emerging donors and partner cities – a goal that is central to the WACAP mission, and in the full spirit and mandate of UNOSSC. Read More

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