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  • Exposing the value of waste through urban development
    Exposing the value of waste through urban development

    Nairobi, Kenya 11 June 2015– As part of a comprehensive tour of UN-Habitat programmes in Kenya, Ján Ilavský, President of the 25th session of UN-Habitat’s Governing Council, and Sunu M. Soemarno, Chairman of the Committee of Permanent...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat promotes sustainable urban planning and development in Myanmar
    UN-Habitat promotes sustainable urban planning and development in Myanmar

    Yangon, 24 June 2015 – UN-Habitat recently hosted a two-week mission of international experts to deliver urban planning training and undertake socioeconomic analysis of major Myanmar cities. The mission included staff from UN-Habitat headquarters and seven visiting experts from...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and partners inaugurate a project to improve West Bank_Area C _9
    UN-Habitat and partners inaugurate a project to improve West Bank/Area C

    Ras el Wad, West Bank, 17 June 2015 – The Village mayor, community representatives, the Ministry of Local Government and the Municipal Development and Lending Fund, European Union and UN-Habitat all came together on Wednesday to inaugurate...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • Clarissa Augustinus named honorary ambassador by surveyors
    Clarissa Augustinus named honorary ambassador by surveyors

    Sofia, Bulgaria, 18 June 2015—Ms. Clarissa Augustinus, who is the founder and lead of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) has been named an honorary ambassador by the International Federation of Surveyors, better known by its French...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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    National seminar marks first year of the new cooperation programme between UN-Habitat and Morocco

    Rabat 17 June 2015– Within a two year programme, UN-Habitat has been partnering with the Moroccan Ministry of Housing and Urban Policy and Al Omrane Holding, the state company for urban and social housing projects with the...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and UNDP develop spatial visioning for Palestine_4
    UN-Habitat and UNDP develop spatial visioning for Palestine

    Jerusalem 17 June 2015 – UN-Habitat and UNDP joined forces to curate and facilitate a spatial visioning exercise between the 6th and the 14th of June 2015. The International Society for City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), which...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Kenya validating its urban development policy_1
    Kenya validating its urban development policy

    Naivasha, Kenya, 17 June 2015—Kenya’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development is conducting a series of consultation workshops with all the 47 county governments to validate the draft National Urban Development Policy (NUDP). UN-Habitat is supporting...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Castries, St Lucia - Castries is the capital of the island of St Lucia, one of the Windward Islands in the West Indies.
    The Caribbean holds fifth Urban Forum

    Castries, Saint Lucia, 16 June 2015 – The fifth edition of the Caribbean Urban Forum held in Castries (Saint Lucia) drew to a close on Friday 12 June, after three days of intensive discussions on sustainable urbanization....

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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  • Goma City & Lakeside Lake Kivu, Congo DRC 
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    UN-Habitat and Special Envoy for the Great Lakes pilot youth project

    Goma, 15 June 2015– UN-Habitat and the Office of the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes are piloting a project aimed at addressing the many challenges facing young people in the region. The overall goal of the...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat takes part in Velo-City 2015 Conference1
    UN-Habitat takes part in Velo-City 2015 Conference

    Nantes, 15 June 2015– UN-Habitat participated in the “Velo-City 2015 Conference, held in Nantes, France from 2-5 June 2015, organised by the “European Cycling Federation” (ECF). Widely recognized as a major global platform for the exchange of...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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