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    European Development Days root for urbanization

    Brussels, 8 June 2015– The European Development Days, Europe’s leading forum on global development and cooperation, came to a close with a strong emphasis on the linkage between urbanization and economic development of countries. The event, held...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    Pakistan Minister and UN-Habitat launch the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Islamabad

    Islamabad 8 June 2015—Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mr. Mushahidullah Khan, last Friday launched the publication “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Islamabad and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT)”. The well attended event coincided with the celebration of...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and partners hold forum on extension of Accra
    UN-Habitat and partners hold forum on extension of Accra

    Accra 8 June 2015—UN-Habitat and its partners recently held a forum to discuss the National Planned City Extension of the Grater Accra Region. The meeting held at the Central University College in Prampram brought together key political...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    UN-Habitat launches new report on planning for Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem

    Ramallah, 5 June 2015 – UN-Habitat has launched a new report “Right to Develop: Planning Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem,” which analyzes different approaches to planning adopted by Palestinian communities who face continued restrictions on their planning...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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    The Mogadishu SECIL project comes to a close

    Mogadishu, 5 June 2015 – Project partners – including the Mayor and Vice Mayors of Mogadishu and delegates from the European Union – recently attended the closing ceremony of the Sustainable Employment Creation and Improved Livelihoods for...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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  • Kisumu Members of County Assembly sensitised on urban planning
    Kisumu Members of County Assembly sensitised on urban planning

    Eldoret 4 June 2015– A workshop was last month organised for the Kisumu Members of the County Assembly (MCA) with the aim of deepening their awareness related to the roles of in urban planning and specifically, their...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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    Humanitarian Response Plan 2015 for Iraq launched

    Brussels 4 June 2015 – To urgently address the growing needs in Iraq, the humanitarian community on Thursday launched a revised plan – the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq. The plan will target 5.6 million vulnerable...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • United Nations Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Principals meeting held in Nairobi
    United Nations Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Principals meeting held in Nairobi

    Nairobi, 29 May – UN-Habitat recently hosted a two day ‘United Nations Standing Committee’ (IASC) Principals’ Meeting in Kenya at the United Nations Offices in Gigiri. This is the first time that the ‘Principals’ meeting has been...

    • Posted May 31, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat boosts regional planning in Kenya with Tana and Athi River agreement
    UN-Habitat boosts regional planning in Kenya with Tana and Athi River agreement

    Nairobi, 29 May 2015 – UN-Habitat and Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority (TARDA) have entered into an agreement to facilitate collaboration in areas of sustainable urban development in Kenya. The Managing Director of TARDA, Steven Ruimuku,...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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    Executive Director of UN-Habitat signs HeForShe Campaign

    Nairobi, 28 May 2015 – Executive Director of UN-Habitat Dr. Joan Clos, together with other male members of staff, have signed the HeForShe campaign, committing to take action against all forms of violence and discrimination against women...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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