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  • Building Back Better – Supporting Spatial Planning in Gaza’s Khuza’a Municipality_3
    Building Back Better – Supporting Spatial Planning in Gaza’s Khuza’a Municipality

    Gaza, 02 March 2016– UN-Habitat through a partnership with the Dutch Creative Industries Fund deployed a team of four planning and architectural experts from Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany for a technical exchange with Gazan planners, engineers and community...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Vietnam’s city hosts an international workshop on tourism

    Tam Ky, Vietnam 26 February 2016- Tam Ky People’s Committee, UN-Habitat, the Cities Alliance and International Urban Training Centre this week held an international workshop “Community based eco-cultural tourism development for Tam Ky City” “The central region...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • The State of Israeli to support youth enterprise development in Africa
    The State of Israeli to support youth enterprise development in Africa

    26 February 2016- UN-Habitat hosted the Ambassador Yahel Vilan, and Deputy Ambassador Nadav Peldman from the Embassy of Israel in Kenya, at the UN headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 January 2015. The Ambassador and his delegation were...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye (second L) and Kiambu county officials at Kang’oki dumpsite in Thika town on Wednesday. Photo: The Star, Kenya
    Kenyan counties share experiences from UN-Habitat’s work

    Kiambu, Kenya 26 February 2016- The county government of Kajiado in Kenya is exploring ways in which UN-Habitat and UNEP can help it address waste management issues. Governor David Ndekenyie last month met with UN-Habitat and UNEP...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and partners complete Pakistani project
    UN-Habitat and partners complete Pakistani project

    Islamabad, 26 February 2016, – UN-Habitat and Muslim Hands International (MHI), in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and funding from the Government of Japan, have held a ceremony to...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • Ecuador hosts preparatory meeting for Habitat III

    Quito, 24 February 2016 — Representatives of the government of Ecuador, members of diplomatic corps accredited in this country, academia and civil society organizations gathered in the Chapel of Man, Quito, for a meeting to update themselves...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat participates in investment conference in Kenyan county
    UN-Habitat participates in investment conference in Kenyan county

    Homa Bay, Kenya 24 February 2016 –UN-Habitat was part of a high powered delegation that took part at the Homa Bay International Investments Conference (HOBIIC). Homa Bay is one of the counties in Kenya and has been...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat hosts youth discussion on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific
    UN-Habitat hosts youth discussion on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific

    Medan, Indonesia, 23 February 2016 – Around 70 young people gathered in Medan, Indonesia on Saturday for a focus group discussion and survey research on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific. The lively event kicked off with...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Academicians and chairs of East African professional bodies discuss architecture and urban planning
    Academicians and chairs of East African professional bodies discuss architecture and urban planning

    Machakos, 11 February 2016 – Deans, senior lecturers of architecture schools and chairs of professional bodies of East Africa last week congregated in the Kenyan town of Machakos to discuss education for sustainability in architecture and urban planning. The...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat supports a community initiative in East Jerusalem2
    UN-Habitat supports a community initiative in East Jerusalem

    Ramallah, February 11, 2016 – On February 8th, 2016 UN-Habitat jointly with Bimkom – Planners for Planning Rights and the Local Community Center of Sur Baher inaugurated a playground in Sur Baher. This initiative comes as part...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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