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  • One Un Event (4)
    UN-Habitat organizes ‘One UN solutions for cities and climate change’ event at COP21

    Paris, 15 Dec 2015 – UN-Habitat on Tuesday, 08 December, hosted a ‘One UN solutions for cites & climate change: the new climate agreement & the new urban agenda’ event at the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP21. The...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • UK and Australia support Future of Afghan Cities Programme
    UK and Australia support Future of Afghan Cities Programme

    Kabul, 15 December 2015 – At a ceremony held in Kabul the Government of Afghanistan and UN-Habitat over the weekend officially launched the ‘Future of Afghan Cities Programme’. The programme is supported by Australia and the United...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Launch of the Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities
    Launch of the Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities

    15 Dec 2015, Paris – William Cobbett, Director of Cities Alliance launched the initiative during the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP21, explaining that the New Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities brings together expertise...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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    UN-Habitat Congratulates Security Council in Youth Peacebuilding Resolution

    Nairobi 14 December 2015—UN-Habitat has hailed the UN Security Council for passing the resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security saying it was an important paradigm shift. “UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day

    Nairobi 10 December 2015— As part of the United Nations family, UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015, in recognition of the important role that cities and towns play in the realization of human rights...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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    Cities in spotlight at Climate Change Summit COP21

    Paris, 8th December 2015. City leaders can become critical actors in addressing the global challenges of climate change. The effects of urbanisation and climate change are converging in very threatening ways: Cities consume 78 per cent of...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • EGM Guadalajara
    Experts meet on role of metropolitan development in New Urban Agenda

    Guadalajara, 10 December 2015— About 30 international experts last week participated in a Global Experts Group Meeting (EGM) “The Role of Metropolitan Development in Supporting the New Urban Agenda”, in Guadalajara (Mexico). The participants included representatives of...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    Arcadis and UN-Habitat extend partnership to improve urban quality of life

    Paris 9 December 2015— Leading global Design and Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, Arcadis and UN-Habitat today announced a two year extension of their collaboration until the end of 2017. The contract was signed at a...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    UN-Habitat and Kingdom of Bahrain hold a strategic meeting

    Manama 8 December 2015— A strategic partnership meeting between the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and UN-Habitat was held in Manama on Monday. UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kacyira-Kirabo represented the agency in the meeting...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    COP21: Ministers and Leaders Call for a Quick Move the Zero Emissions Vehicles

    Paris, 8 December 2015—At a meeting at the COP21 in Paris, ministers and senior representatives from the vehicles industry, civil society and international organizations have called for a swift move to zero emissions vehicles as a key...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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