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    Dr. Clos visits Japan to promote Habitat 3 and sustainable urbanization

    Tokyo 14 September 2016—On an official mission to Japan, UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos met with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Mr. Keiichi Ishii and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Koichi Aiboshi. The purpose...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Joint programme continues to see real results in second phase

    The United Nations Joint Programme on Local Governance and Decentralized Service Delivery (JPLG) in Somalia involves UN-Habitat and four other UN agencies. The first phase of JPLG began in 2008 and ended in 2012. JPLG II (2013–2017)...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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    UN-Habitat youth forum on urban economy in the refugee settlement

    Kakuma, Kenya 12 September 2016—UN-Habitat and its partners recently hosted a forum to train a group of youths from Kakuma and Kalobeyei on urban economy. Mr. Geidon Loitalem Angelei, delegate from the Ministry of Trade, Industrialization and Enterprise...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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    Chengdu and UN-Habitat revive their environmental partnership

    Nairobi, 12 September 2016 – A delegation from the municipality of Chengdu, located in the Sichuan region of China, visited the UN-Habitat headquarters to agree on a newly developed project. This project will be developed by the Greener...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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  • Nairobi meeting stresses synergy between airports and city stakeholders

    Nairobi 08 September 2016– Over 40 experts representing aviation and city constituencies agreed to explore ways of strengthening collaboration and cooperation between airports and urban areas. The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) was recently co-convened by UN-Habitat and International...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • World Cities Report launched in Nigeria
    World Cities Report launched in Nigeria

    Akure Ondo, Nigeria 08 September 2016— The Director of UN-Habitat’s Regional Office for Africa, Professor Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka recently presented agency’s newly published World Cities Report at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Akure Ondo State, Nigeria....

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and stakeholders conduct site visit for data validation on refugee site
    UN-Habitat and stakeholders conduct site visit for data validation on refugee site

    Kaloyebei, 06 September 2016— A delegation from the Turkana County’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, comprising of senior planners, cartographers and surveyors, joined the UN-Habitat researchers in Kalobeyei to jointly confirm the agreed boundary and provide...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and Sri Lanka strengthen cooperation
    UN-Habitat and Sri Lanka strengthen cooperation

    Colombo, 5 September 2016 —UN-Habitat last week strengthened its partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Housing and Construction. Mrs. W.K.K Athukorala, Secretary Ministry of Housing...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
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  • Government and partners plan ‘State of Pakistan Cities’ Report’
    Government and partners plan ‘State of Pakistan Cities’ Report’

    Islamabad, 02 September 2016: The government and its partners are planning the publication of ‘State of Pakistan Cities’ Report’ to address the country’s increasing urban population and insufficient knowledge of the cities’ dynamics, which is resulting in lack...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
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  • Vietnam commits to green growth and climate change resilience3
    Vietnam commits to green growth and climate change resilience

    Tam Ky City 01 September 2016 — UN-Habitat in association with the Vietnam Urban Forum, Ministry of Construction and Quang Nam Province People’s Committee organised the Vietnam Forum on Urban Planning and Development towards Green Growth and Climate...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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