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    Habitat III National Report for Lebanon launched

    Beirut, 30 September 2016- The Habitat III National Report for Lebanon was launched during an event organized by the UN-Habitat Office in Lebanon and the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) recently at the General Directorate of Urban...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
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    International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning discussed at ISOCARP Congress

    Durban, 28 September 2016 – Planners from around the world engaged in discussing the application of the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning Guidelines; a new tool being developed to provide a global reference framework for...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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    Inspiring solidarity between nations, cities, citizens at the Silk Road Mayors Forum

    Qazvin, Iran 2016 – The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has thanked the city of Qazvin for inspiring solidarity and exchange between nations, cities and citizens. The city recently hosted the Silk Mayors Forum at the World...

    • Posted September 23, 2016
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    Policy Dialogue with OECD looks at financing cities, the New Urban Agenda, and SDG 11

    New York, 21 September 2016 – UN-Habitat hosted a dialogue with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on financing cities to implement the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 11. UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director,...

    • Posted September 23, 2016
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    Call for Lecturers Attending Habitat III

    Nairobi, 21 September 2016 – UN-Habitat is looking for new potential lecturers for the 4th season of the Global Urban Lectures. Experts interested in participating in the lectures who are already travelling to Quito for Habitat III...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • CORRIGENDUM: URBAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

    Reference is made to the Call for Expression of Interest: Urban Centre of Excellence published 28 August 2016 This publication was recalled on 5 September 2016 as it was published in error. We deeply regret any inconvenience...

    • Posted September 18, 2016
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    UN-Habitat, ADB and partners launch climate resilience project

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia 16 September 2016 – A consortium comprising of UN-Habitat, Forum Syd and Save the Earth Cambodia with the financial support from the Asian Development Bank launched a project in collaboration with the Ministry of...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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    Draft New Urban Agenda approved

    New York 16 September 2016— Governments have agreed to the draft New Urban Agenda, the Habitat III Secretariat has announced. Following discussions over the past four months, culminating in New York, the Secretariat announced that the agreement...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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    Experts discuss ICT as a solution for mobility

    Kiambu, Kenya 15 September 2016– Experts from UN-Habitat, telecommunications giant Ericsson, Mat Q- a leading transport sectors’ web based ERP System – and the County Government of Kiambu among other stakeholders held a consultative meeting in Nairobi which...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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    Addressing the needs of slum dwellers a top priority for Government of Botswana

    Gaborone, 15 September 2016—The government of Botswana has reiterated its commitment to making the needs of slum dwellers a top priority. Towards this end, Botswana’s Ministry of Lands and Housing convened a national workshop to discuss the...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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