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  • Chengdu and UN-Habitat revive their environmental partnership

    Nairobi, 12 September 2016 – A delegation from the municipality of Chengdu, located in the Sichuan region of China, visited the UN-Habitat headquarters to agree on a newly developed project. This project will be developed by the Greener...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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  • Localizing the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) in China

    Wuhan, 09 Septemebr2016 – UN-Habitat and the Wuhan Land Use and Urban Spatial Planning Research Center (WLSP) organised an Expert Group Meeting to pilot the implementation of the IG-UTP in China. The Meeting brought together experts from...

    • Posted September 9, 2016
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  • Nairobi meeting stresses synergy between airports and city stakeholders

    Nairobi 08 September 2016– Over 40 experts representing aviation and city constituencies agreed to explore ways of strengthening collaboration and cooperation between airports and urban areas. The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) was recently co-convened by UN-Habitat and International...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • World Cities Report launched in Nigeria

    Akure Ondo, Nigeria 08 September 2016— The Director of UN-Habitat’s Regional Office for Africa, Professor Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka recently presented agency’s newly published World Cities Report at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Akure Ondo State, Nigeria....

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and stakeholders conduct site visit for data validation on refugee site

    Kaloyebei, 06 September 2016— A delegation from the Turkana County’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, comprising of senior planners, cartographers and surveyors, joined the UN-Habitat researchers in Kalobeyei to jointly confirm the agreed boundary and provide...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and Sri Lanka strengthen cooperation

    Colombo, 5 September 2016 —UN-Habitat last week strengthened its partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Housing and Construction. Mrs. W.K.K Athukorala, Secretary Ministry of Housing...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
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  • Government and partners plan ‘State of Pakistan Cities’ Report’

    Islamabad, 02 September 2016: The government and its partners are planning the publication of ‘State of Pakistan Cities’ Report’ to address the country’s increasing urban population and insufficient knowledge of the cities’ dynamics, which is resulting in lack...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
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  • Vietnam commits to green growth and climate change resilience

    Tam Ky City 01 September 2016 — UN-Habitat in association with the Vietnam Urban Forum, Ministry of Construction and Quang Nam Province People’s Committee organised the Vietnam Forum on Urban Planning and Development towards Green Growth and Climate...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat trains youth in data collection for refugee project

    Kalobeyei 31 August 2016– UN-Habitat is working in agreement with the County Government, UNHCR and the local community to support planning for integrated refuges and host communities and developing a spatial plan for Kalobeyei New Settlement that...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat launches Public Space and Market Place Programme in Bamenda, Cameroon

    Bamenda, Cameroon, 31 August 2016–In August 2016, UN-Habitat and the Government Delegate of Bamenda City Council, Mr.Vincent Nji Ndumu, launched the Bamenda Public Space and Market Place Programme. Present at the event were representatives of the five...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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