UN-Habitat is mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities.
UN-Habitat is structured in three main bodies: the Governing Council (GC), whose role is to set the major strategic and policy directions for UN-Habitat and approve its programmes and budget, the UN-Habitat Secretariat – the executive body of the organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya – whose task is to ensure the execution of the Governing Council’s decisions and to translate them into […]
UN-Habitat’s is mainly supported financially by voluntary contributions from governments and inter-governmental donors
To strengthen its dynamic and expert team around the world, UN-Habitat is constantly on the lookout for talented and motivated people
UN-Habitat is structured in three main bodies: the Governing Council (GC), whose role is to set the major strategic and policy directions for UN-Habitat and approve its programmes and budget. It is composed of 58 member states that are elected by the UN General Assembly’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The Governing Council meets every two years. the UN-Habitat […]
The UN-Habitat Secretariat is the executive organ of UN-Habitat, in charge of coordinating the programme. It designs, implements, manages and monitors UN-Habitat’s urban initiatives and human settlements development projects, and provides the Governing Council with strategic recommendations. It is also mandated to carry out research activities and to facilitate the exchange of information, knowledge and […]
The Governing Council serves as the intergovernmental decision-making body of UN-Habitat