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  • Second round of PSUP video competition launched
    Second round of PSUP video competition launched

    Nairobi 29 October 2015— UN-Habitat in partnership with the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat and the European Commission (EC) is holding the second round of the PSUP video competition which will have as its theme “Transforming...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • UN to promote more accessible and inclusive cities for persons with disabilities
    UN to promote more accessible and inclusive cities for persons with disabilities

    Nairobi 28 October 2015– A global United Nations meeting bringing together more than 60 urban planning and disability experts opens today at the UN Office in Nairobi. Over the next three days, the experts will discuss solutions...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    UN-Habitat goes open

    Nairobi, 28 October 2015 – UN-Habitat has today launched the integration of its transparency web portal Open.unhabitat.org into its corporate website. Open UN-Habitat forms part of UN-Habitat’s reporting to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). IATI is...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and partners host ‘Mini-Ba’ in Vietnam
    UN-Habitat and partners host ‘Mini-Ba’ in Vietnam

    Hanoi, 27 October 2015– As part of celebrations to mark the Urban October Month, UN-Habitat together with the Academy of Managers for Construction and Cities and Portland State University organised an Urban Leadership and Innovation ‘Mini-Ba’ in...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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    UN-Habitat receives ISOCARP award for Urban Planning

    Rotterdam, 27 October 2015—UN-Habitat has been awarded with the International Society for City and Regional Planners’ (ISOCARP) 50th anniversary award for city planning. UN-Habitat clinched the ‘Sam Van Embden’ Award for its urban planning work and the consistent...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Premier Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly (APUFY) launched in Jakarta_5
    Premier Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly (APUFY) launched in Jakarta

    Jakarta, 26 October 2015 —Some 300 young leaders selected from across the region gathered in Jakarta last week to launch the first ever Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly, better known as APUFY. The leaders of tomorrow gathered to...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    Urban Thinkers Campus

    Nairobi, 26 October 2015—The first Urban Thinkers Campus in Kenya was held on the 15th and 16th of this month at UN-Habitat Headquarters in Nairobi, under the umbrella of the World Urban Campaign, a global platform and convening of ‘urban...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    UN-Habitat partners with RMIT University for a disaster management degree

    Melbourne 16 October 2015—UN-Habitat , RMIT University of Australia and other partners have come together to offer a new Master of Disaster, Design and Development (MoDDD) course. Starting in July 2016, the course for the first time...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    Madagascar holds successful national urban forum

    Antananarivo, 21 October 2015— More than 550 participants drawn from all urban actors and international development partners met over three days in Antananarivo to exchange experiences and solutions on sustainable urban development as Madagascar held the second...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    World leaders deliberate on Africa Urban Agenda

    New York, 19 October 2015—On the sidelines of the United General Assembly in New York last month, a High Level Dialogue was held with the aim of offering an opportunity for leaders to articulate their common understanding...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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