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  • Panelists at a recent workshop for Indonesia's Habitat III National Report
    Indonesia prepares National Report for Habitat III

    Jakarta, 2 September 2014: The Government of Indonesia helda workshop for its Habitat III National Report at the end of August. Under the theme “National and Global Recommendations Towards Sustainable Settlements”, the Jakarta workshop was convened by...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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    Urban Planning for City Leaders

    (Hanoi) From 5th to 7th December 2013, UN-Habitat along with Hanoi’s People Committee, Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association (VUPDA) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) organised an international course “Urban Planning for City Leaders” in Hanoi....

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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  • Training on Developing result based Monitoring and Evaluation System in Urban Sector1
    Training on Developing result based Monitoring and Evaluation System in Urban Sector

    On March 20-21 2014, UN-Habitat together with Urban Development Agency (Ministry of Construction) organised Training on Developing result based Monitoring and Evaluation System in Urban Sector to increase capacity among those officials who work in the field...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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  • Policy Dialogue on Right to Adequate Housing Roles of Urban Communities in the Housing Process
    Policy Dialogue on Right to Adequate Housing: Roles of Urban Communities in the Housing Process

    (Hanoi) On 13 May 2014, the Policy Dialogue “Right to Adequate Housing: Roles of Communities in Housing Process” was organised by UN-Habitat, Associations of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN), Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR) in cooperation with...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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    Addressing Mexico’s Senate, Dr. Clos roots for urban legislation

    Mexico City 28 August 2014—On the last leg of his official mission to Mexico, UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos addressed the country’s Senate on urbanisation issues. The Executive Director’s speech was titled: “The role of policymakers...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    UN-Habitat convenes planning workshop in Kabul in response to rapid urban growth in Afghanistan

    Kabul, Afghanistan, 25 August 2014 – UN-Habitat held a two-day workshop in Kabul focused on urban planning as part of the Community-Based Municipal Support Programme (CBMSP). The workshop was attended by over 100 participants from the Ministry...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    Philippines celebrates World Humanitarian Day

    Manila 26 August 2014– Campaigns and activities to celebrate World Humanitarian Day, celebrated on August 19, took place across the Philippines with successful turnouts and wide local media coverage. In Manila, a loop video with inputs from...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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    UN-Habitat supports the Kenya Municipal Programme

    UN-Habitat is collaborating with the Kenya Municipal Program (KMP) in capacity building for Participatory Urban Planning in the country. The collaboration is targeted at towns in Cluster III (Machakos, Thika, Embu) and Cluster IV (Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyeri )...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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    Mexico’s telecoms giant TELMEX joins the United Nations Global Compact

    Mexico City 22 August 2014– In order to collaborate in addressing the challenges of the world in terms of access to technology to improve the quality of life of the population, Mexico’s telecommunications giant TELMEX on Thursday...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    Urban planning important for development and inequality reduction, Dr. Clos tells MINURVI

    Mexico City, 21 August 2014–”Urban planning is an important source of development and a tool for reducing inequality,” UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos has stressed.  In an address at the opening of the twenty-third assembly of...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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