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  • UN-Habitat launches work programme for Somali youth

    Mogadishu, 10 November 2016—UN-Habitat has launched a programme intended to give Somali youth a greater say in issues affecting their lives. Known as Shaqeyo (‘to work’ in Somali), the programme is anchored on the understanding that the...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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    UN-Habitat and Myanmar sign MoU to support impoverished communities

    Nay Pyi Taw, November 7, 2016—UN-Habitat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Rural Development (DRD) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of the Government of Myanmar. It is envisioned that by...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and Myanmar sign MoU to support impoverished communities

    Nay Pyi Taw, November 09, 2016—UN-Habitat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Rural Development (DRD) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of the Government of Myanmar. It is envisioned that by...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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    Advancing Synergy between Airports and Cities: UN-Habitat and ICAO sign MoU at Habitat III

    Quito, Ecuador, 9 November 2016 ­— UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos and the International Civil Aviation Organization Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote synergy between airports and cities...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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    UN-Habitat and partners hold a cleaning exercise in Tripoli, Lebanon

    Tripoli, Lebanon 08 November 2016—In collaboration with its partners and area residents, UN-Habitat recently conducted a day-long cleaning campaign event in the neighborhood of Haddadine, Tripoli in Lebanon. In partnership with the Municipality of Tripoli, the Ahal El...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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    Migration and the New Urban Agenda

    Quito, 2 November 2016 – UN-Habitat organised an event on migration at Habitat III together with the International Organization For Migration (IOM), the Joint Migration And Development Initiative (JMDI), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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    Chokwe community implements its urban resilience plan

    Chokwe, Mozambique 2 November 2016--Between August and September 2015, DiMSUR – the Technical Centre for Disaster Risk Management, Sustainability and Urban Resilience (DiMSUR) founded by governments of Mozambique, Madagascar, Malawi, Comoros and UN-Habitat – conducted the City...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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    UN-Habitat hosts ‘Urban Crisis Response’ conference in Lebanon

    Beirut, 2 November 2016—UN-Habitat hosted a conference on “Urban Crisis Response” to examine and discuss the plethora of challenges facing Lebanon’s urban population. Under the patronage of the Ministry of Social Affairs, and on the occasion of...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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    Mogadishu youths call for a peaceful and vibrant capital city

    Mogadishu, 1 November  2016 – Somali youths  have called for a peaceful and vibrant capital city capable of  fostering economic prosperity. The views were voiced by dozens of youths in Mogadishu who are participating in an urban...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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    UN-Habitat Launches Publication on Urban Labs approach at Habitat III

    Quito, Ecuador 01 November 2016— UN-Habitat through its Urban Planning and Design Lab launched its Urban Labs publication to great acclaim in an event at the One UN Pavilion at the Habitat III Conference. The event featured several...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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