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  • UN-Habitat launches report on land tenure issues among Yazidis in Iraq
    UN-Habitat launches report on land tenure issues among Yazidis in Iraq

    Baghdad, 22 December 2015, – On the occasion of the World Human Rights Month , UN-Habitat published its  latest report focusing on Housing, Land and Property issues in the Yazidi community’s area in Iraq. The findings of...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development launched in Cairo
    First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development launched in Cairo

    Cairo, 21 December 2015 –The first Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development (AMFHUD) which was launched yesterday has brought together 15 high level ministerial delegations, representatives of national and regional organisations, private sector as well...

    • Posted December 21, 2015
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    UN-Habitat’s new project targets Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem

    Ramallah, 16 December 2015 – The Special Human Settlements Programme for the Palestinian People along with its partner the Arab Thought Forum (ATF), and in collaboration with Jerusalem Governorate and the Ministry of Local Government last week...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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    UN-Habitat organizes ‘One UN solutions for cities and climate change’ event at COP21

    Paris, 15 Dec 2015 – UN-Habitat on Tuesday, 08 December, hosted a ‘One UN solutions for cites & climate change: the new climate agreement & the new urban agenda’ event at the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP21. The...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • UK and Australia support Future of Afghan Cities Programme
    UK and Australia support Future of Afghan Cities Programme

    Kabul, 15 December 2015 – At a ceremony held in Kabul the Government of Afghanistan and UN-Habitat over the weekend officially launched the ‘Future of Afghan Cities Programme’. The programme is supported by Australia and the United...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Launch of the Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities
    Launch of the Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities

    15 Dec 2015, Paris – William Cobbett, Director of Cities Alliance launched the initiative during the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP21, explaining that the New Cities Alliance Joint Work Program on Resilient Cities brings together expertise...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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    UN-Habitat Congratulates Security Council in Youth Peacebuilding Resolution

    Nairobi 14 December 2015—UN-Habitat has hailed the UN Security Council for passing the resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security saying it was an important paradigm shift.“UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security is...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day

    Nairobi 10 December 2015— As part of the United Nations family, UN-Habitat celebrates Human Rights Day on 10 December 2015, in recognition of the important role that cities and towns play in the realization of human rights...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • One Un Event (4)
    Cities in spotlight at Climate Change Summit COP21

    Paris, 8th December 2015. City leaders can become critical actors in addressing the global challenges of climate change. The effects of urbanisation and climate change are converging in very threatening ways: Cities consume 78 per cent of...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • EGM Guadalajara
    Experts meet on role of metropolitan development in New Urban Agenda

    Guadalajara, 10 December 2015— About 30 international experts last week participated in a Global Experts Group Meeting (EGM) “The Role of Metropolitan Development in Supporting the New Urban Agenda”, in Guadalajara (Mexico). The participants included representatives of...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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