Latest News

  • SUDactionplan
    Give your input towards a SUD Action Plan for universities

    UN-Habitat UNI together with HESI (the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative) are in the process of defining a Sustainable Urban Development action plan for universities. The action plan aims to orient universities supporting cities in their path towards...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
    • 0
  • Youth
    Youth, sports and urban space discussed at Olympics

    Rio de Janeiro, 17 August 2016- UN-Habitat in collaboration with Nexus Brasil hosted a high-level event last Friday to discuss the power of sport to drive social change, especially in regards to youth and the Sustainable Development...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
    • 0
  • Kuala-Lumpar1
    Asian urban experts root for citywide public space strategies

    Kuala Lumpur 17 August 2016– UN-Habitat conducted its’ first international workshop on public spaces titled “Creating safe, inclusive and accessible public spaces for all” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia early thismonth. Jointly organized by Citynet and Kuala Lumpur...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
    • 0
  • Afghan2
    Afghanistan president challenges the youth to tackle corruption

    Kabul, 16 August 2016—President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has challenged the young people of his country to be in the forefront in tackling the scourge of corruption. “Today’s activists are indeed tomorrow’s leaders. The new generation is the...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
    • 0
  • Informal Land Markets
    Informal Land Markets and Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America and the Caribbean

    UN-Habitat and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy offer the 15th edition of the professional training program ‘Informal Land Markets and the Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America’. The course is developed in collaboration with the...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
    • 0
  • Monitoring water use efficiency in Qazvin through City Prosperity Initiative-2
    Monitoring water use efficiency in Qazvin through City Prosperity Initiative

    Geneva, 15 August 2016 – The Greener Cities Partnership (GCP) is to develop a list of recommended indicators that shall be added to the extended City Prosperity Initiative (CPI)  framework to enhance the quality and depth of monitoring...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
    • 0
  • youth-story.fw
    Nairobi pledges to support youth centre on International Youth Day

    Nairobi, 12 August 2016 – This year’s International Youth Day was marked in Nairobi with song and dance as the County Government pledged to re-establish the UN-Habitat founded One Stop Youth Resource Centre. “I am making the commitment...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
    • 0
  • Kenya’s proposed Smart City signs agreement with UN-Habitat

    ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Nairobi, 11 August 201- The Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), the body charged with developing Africa’s first ‘Smart City’ has entered into an agreement with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to standardize the development of...

    • Posted August 11, 2016
    • 0
  • Kalobyei2
    UN-Habitat meets with the new refugee community in a design workshop

    Kayolobeyei, Kenya 10 August 2016– UN-Habitat with the support of the Government of Japan is contributing to the spatial planning component for the new refugee settlement in Kalobeyei, Turkana County. The UN-Habitat approach has a strong participatory...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
    • 0
  • Riobamba1
    EcoMaterials 5 conference to highlight sustainable construction ahead of Habitat III

    Riobamba, Ecuador, 9 August 2016—Just a week before the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Human Settlements, Habitat III kicks off in Quito, a landmark meeting will be held in Riobamba city, setting the stage for...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
    • 0
Main Menu