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    Join us

    Urban areas may be increasingly at risk, but they also offer opportunities to work differently and to ensure crisis response provides immediate humanitarian relief while also strengthening urban resilience. This will require new partnerships that go beyond...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    Launch of the Global Alliance for Urban Crises at the World Humanitarian Summit

    The Special Session for the Global Alliance for Urban Crises will be moderated by Lyse Doucet from the BBC and includes Sean Penn, David Miliband of IRC, Kadir Topbas, the Mayor of Istanbul , Dr. Joan Clos...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    What the Alliance will do

    Members of the Alliance will sign up to the Urban Crises Charter which sets out guiding principles for operating in urban areas. Partners of the Alliance will take additional steps to align efforts and commitments around four...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    How will it work?

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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    Urban crisis roster

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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    Key knowledge

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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    Rabat to host the First African Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development (AMFHUD). 11-12 May 2016

    Nairobi 3 May 2016 — The Kingdom of Morocco will host the first African Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development (AMFHUD) on 11-12 May 2016.The meeting, under the theme: ‘City Policies and Sustainable Development’ is being held...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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    • Posted April 15, 2016
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    On a mission to Mozambique, Dr. Kacyira meets government and key partners

    Maputo 13 April 2016—UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director, Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, recently visited Mozambique to further strengthen the relations between agency and the Government plus key partners such as the European Union, the World Bank and sister...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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    Record downloads of the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning

    Nairobi 13 April 2016–The English version of the International Guidelines on Urban Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) has been downloaded over 100,000 times from the UN-Habitat website, making these Guidelines the most popular publications ever  in less than a year of...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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    UfM and UN-Habitat join forces to promote sustainable urban development in the Mediterranean

    Barcelona, 6 April 2016. UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr Joan Clos and UfM Deputy Secretary General for Transport and Urban Development Ambassador Yigit Alpogan signed a Memorandum of Understanding to undertake joint actions for an integrated approach to socially...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Gender Mainstreaming Brochure

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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    AGGI Progress Report 2015

    AGGI is established as an independent advisory body to the UN-Habitat Executive Director, guided by principles of integrity, transparency, trust and accountability. AGGI has the role of advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality in sustainable urban development....

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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    UN-Habitat Congratulates Security Council in Youth Peacebuilding Resolution

    Nairobi 14 December 2015—UN-Habitat has hailed the UN Security Council for passing the resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security saying it was an important paradigm shift.“UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security is...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day

    Nairobi 10 December 2015— As part of the United Nations family, UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015, in recognition of the important role that cities and towns play in the realization of human rights...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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    Cities in spotlight at Climate Change Summit COP21

    Paris, 8th December 2015. City leaders can become critical actors in addressing the global challenges of climate change. The effects of urbanisation and climate change are converging in very threatening ways: Cities consume 78 per cent of...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    Experts meet on role of metropolitan development in New Urban Agenda

    Guadalajara, 10 December 2015— About 30 international experts last week participated in a Global Experts Group Meeting (EGM) “The Role of Metropolitan Development in Supporting the New Urban Agenda”, in Guadalajara (Mexico). The participants included representatives of...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    Arcadis and UN-Habitat extend partnership to improve urban quality of life

    Paris 9 December 2015— Leading global Design and Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, Arcadis and UN-Habitat today announced a two year extension of their collaboration until the end of 2017.The contract was signed at a recent...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    UN-Habitat and Kingdom of Bahrain hold a strategic meeting

    Manama 8 December 2015— A strategic partnership meeting between the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and UN-Habitat was held in Manama on Monday.UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kacyira-Kirabo represented the agency in the meeting with...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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