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CCTV Africa interviews Aisa Kacyira

04 October 2016

Title: Kenyan government in move to provide better housing for slum dwellers
Watch the interview here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

02 October 2016

Title: Good urbanization: An investment and way of life
Read the article here.

Article by Dr. Clos on Urbanization and Climate Change. 

01 October 2016

Title: “Seizing the Opportunity”
Read the article here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

06 September 2016

Title: Cycle or walk to work, Habitat boss advises city residents
Read the article here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

10 August 2016

Title: Brazil’s favelas pay price of hosting Olympics
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Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on Urban Expansion in the last 25 years

Jakarta Globe (Indonesia): 27 July 2016

Title: Managing Urban Expansion for the Sustainability of Cities
Read the article here.

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Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on PrepCom 3 and the New Urban Agenda

Jakarta Post (Indonesia): 25 July 2016

Title: Surabaya: Toward the New Urban Agenda
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Financial_Times

Financial Times interviews Dr. Joan Clos

1 June 2016

Title: Urbanization is ” Money-Printing Machine”  for Social Good
Read the article here.

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Financial Times’ Edwin Heathcote Special Report on Cities

1 June 2016

Title: Unpredictability is an important factor in making metropolis great 
Read article here.

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Housing Europe interviews Dr. Joan Clos 

1 June 2016

Title: “Decision makers have to take their share of responsibility regarding affordable housing”
Read article here.

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Reuters on the Launch of the Global Alliance for Urban Crises

26 May 2016

Title: Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm’s way: UN
Read the article here.

Daily_News

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos published on Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey)

23 May 2016

Title: Managing Migration (and Displacement) is in the DNA of cities
Read article here.

Sky_News

Sky News interviews Joan Clos

27 May 2016

Title: UN Warn Of Further Inequality Between Rich And Poor
Watch the interview here.

Reuters

Thomson Reuters interviews Joan Clos

26 May 2016

Title: Chaotic urbanisation puts cities in harm’s way: UN
Read the article here.

Huffpost

Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos and Stephen O’brien 

20 May 2016

Title: Leaving No City Behind: Adapting Crisis Response to an Urbanizing World
Read the article here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

20 May 2016

Title: Can a new ‘global alliance’ rethink disaster response in cities?
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Somini Sengupta interviews Joan Clos

18 May 2016

What does Urban Population Growth mean for development?
Watch the interview here.

Reuters

UN-Habitat in the News

17 May 2016

Title: Gangs, crime and slums: Growing cities present new challenges for aid agencies
Read the article here.

 Le Martin

Article d´opinion par Dr. Joan Clos sur le Maroc lors du Premier Forum Ministériel Africain sur l´Habitat et le Développement Urbain à Rabat, publié dans Le Matin

14 May 2016

Title: Le Maroc, un pays fortement engagé pour le Nouvel Agenda Urbain
 Read the article here.

El Universal

El periódico El Universal de México entrevista al Dr. Joan Clos/El Universal newspaper Mexico interviews Dr. Joan Clos

29 April 2016

Title: “Falta ¨revolución para planear ciudades¨
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Reforma

El periódico mexicano Reforma entrevista al Dr. Joan Clos en Toluca (México)/ Reforma newspaper interviews Dr. Joan Clos in Toluca (Mexico)

27 April 2016

Title: Aconseja ONU barrios mixtos
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Artículo de Opinión de Joan Clos en Reforma.com México/ Op. Ed by Joan Clos published by Reforma.com Mexico

18 April 2016

Title: Toluca: una oportunidad para el futuro de la urbanización de Latinoamérica y el Caribe
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The Guardian

The Guardian interviews Joan Clos

18 April 2016

Title: “We have lost the Science of building Cities”
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S.A News Agency

South African Government News Agency on The Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Informal Settlements in Pretoria

07 April 2016

Title: From Slums to Safe, Suitable Houses
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El Pais Planeta Futuro interviews Joan Clos

6 April 2016

Title:La ciudad se está convirtiendo en un riesgo social
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Articulo de Opinión de Joan Clos en El Pais/Op. ED by UN-Habitat Executive Director in El Pais (Spain)

5 April 2016

Title:El Espacio Público de la Ciudad/The Public Space of the City
To read the interview, click here.

La Vanguardia on UN-Habitat´s innovative study on Public Space, presented at the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Barcelona

4 April 2016

Title:La ONU alerta de la disminución de la dotación del espacio público
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Africa Renewal Magazine interviews Dr. Joan Clos on Africa´s Urbanization

1 April 2016

Title:Urbanization is a tool for development
To read the interview, click here.

World_Economic_ForumWorld Economic Forum (WEF) interviews Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director and Habitat III Secretary General
Title: How Cities will decide the Future of Sustainability
To read the interview, click here.

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Interview by Citiscope to Secretary-General of Habitat III, Dr. Joan Clos

Citiscope: 14 March 2016

Title: The New Urban Agenda will pay for itself
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Interview by Claudia Delpero to Dr. Joan Clos on Habitat III, the New Urban Agenda and the Future of Cities

Road to Paris: 14 March 2016

Title: The Next Big Thing at the UN? The Future of Cities
To read the interview click here.

CCTV

Interview of Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, with China Central Television on China’s Urbanization

11 March 2016

Title: Urbanization and industrialization in China have had an impressive impact in lifting out people from absolute poverty and in creating employment
Watch the interview here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

Chatsworth Rising Sun: 09 March 2016

Title: Crime prevention meeting yields positive results
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United Nations Radio

Dr. Clos Interview Interview with UN Radio about the New Urban Agenda (Mexico)

United Nations Radio: 11 March 2016

Title: Towards a New Urban Agenda
Watch the interview here.

CINU

Interview by UNIC Mexico on Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Financing Urban Development and the City of Mexico´s New Legal Status

11 March 2016

Title: La ciudad de México podría ser un ejemplo nacional de urbanización
Read interview here.

Radio ONU
Interview by UN Radio about Financing Urban Development, Mexico (In Spanish)
11 March 2016
Title: El financiamiento para el desarrollo urbano es insuficiente
Watch interview here.

Excelsior

Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on Financing Sustainable Urban Development

Excelsior newspaper (México): 09 March 2016

Title: Invertir en el buen financiamiento de la urbanización es invertir en el bienestar de los ciudadanos (Investing in good urban Financing is investing in the Welfare of our Citizens)
Read the article here.

GOV.UK

UN-Habitat in the News

GOV.UK: 07 March 2016

Title: Development Support to Somaliland
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Le Solei

UN-Habitat in the News

Le Soleil: 4 Mars 2016

Title: ONU-Habitat se félicite du rôle du Sénégal dans la promotion de l’agenda urbain
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UN-Habitat in the News

TV 360 Nigeria

Title: UN to discuss future of Africa’s urbanisation at Abuja conference
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The Nation

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

The Nation: 24 February 2016

Title: The future of Africa is urban
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Nan

UN-Habitat in the news

Nan News Agency in Nigeria: 23 February 2016

Title: UN to discuss future of Africa’s urbanization at Abuja conference
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StandardDigital

UN-Habitat in the news

Standard Digital: 18 February 2016

Title: UN-Habitat creates sustainable building design charter
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DailyMonitor

UN-Habitat in the news

The Monitor: 10 February 2016

Title: Uganda: 13 Ways to Build an Eco Friendly House
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KnowledgeByLanes

UN-Habitat in the news

Knowledge by Lanes: 6 February 2016

Title: Kaimenyi urges Architects to promote Energy Efficiency
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UN-Habitat in the news

The NewTimes: 3 February 2016

Title: Experts raise red flag on glass-covered structures
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Ciudad Sostenible

Interview by Ciudad Sostenible Magazine to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Ciudad Sostenible: January 2016, Madrid
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Interview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Carta Local Magazine : January 2016

Title: Las ciudades, bien urbanizadas, aceleran la prosperidad y el desarrollo/ Well-urbanized cities, accelerate prosperity and development
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CRI_EnglishOp. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat
China Radio International: 28 January 2016

Title: China´s Urbanization Choice: A Bet on Prosperity

Read the Op Ed here.

EU_ReporterWhat you need to know about the current world debate over urbanization in 2 min, by Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director, in an interview with the EU Reporter
EU Reporter: 14 January 2016. Brussels (Belgium)
To watch the interview click here.

MadridPress Conference by Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid, and Dr. Joan Clos, Executive-Director of UN-Habitat. following the signing of the MoU
City Council of Madrid. 8th January 2016, Madrid (Spain)
To watch the press conference click here.

El_ComunistaThe City of Madrid signs a MoU with UN-Habitat to support Sustainable Urban Development
8th January 2016, Madrid (Spain)

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To read about the MoU, click below:

El Mundo | La Vanguardia | Europapress | Politica Local

Post Digital | La Información Madrid | El Boletin | El Dia

El Comunista | La Quincena | Servi Medias


Albawaba

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on the Transformative Power of Urbanization in the Arab States

Title: The Transformative Power of Urbanization in the Arab States.
To read the Op Ed in English, click here.

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To read the Op Ed in Arabic click below:

Al-Marsad | Al-Bawaba News | Al-Mashhad Al-Araby

Al-Gomhoria News | Al-Bashayer Online | Egypt 24

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Al_Hayat Newspaper

Interview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat during the First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development

Al Hayat Newspaper: 7 January 2016. Cairo (Egypt)

Title: “Cities are growing and aging like humans”

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Shorouk_NewsInterview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat during the First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development
Shorouk news : 26 December 2015. Cairo (Egypt)
Title: “Public spaces are the first criteria for quality of life in cities¨
To read the interview click here.

Daily_Nation

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Daily Nation: 23 December 2015

Title: The African Urban Momentum: An Opportunity for Sustainable Growth
Read the Op Ed here.

United Nations System

Interview with UN-Habitat Officials on Habitat Guiding Principles for City Climate and Action Planning.

United Nations System COP 21: 10 December 2015. Paris (France)

Title: UN HABITAT’s Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning.
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Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

UN Chronicle: December 2015

Title: From COP21 to the New Urban Agenda
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Radio interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on Cities and COP21

United Nations Radio: 8 December 2015. Paris (France)

Title: Climate Change: The Role of Cities.
To listen to the interview click here

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Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

South China Morning Post: 7th November 2015 (Hong Kong)

Title: Cities are A Global Issue
Read the Op Ed here.

 

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TV interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on China’s Urbanization
China Daily: 3 November 2015. Beijing (China)

Title: UN cares about China’s Urbanization
To watch the interview click here.

 

Xinhua News

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Xinhua News: 31 October 2015

Title: Investing in Sustainable Urbanization in China is Investing in the Prosperity and Wealth of Future Generations
Read the Op Ed here.

Huffington Post

Op. Ed on World Cities Day by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Huffington Post: 31 October 2015

Title: Urbanization: A Source of Development
Read the Op Ed here.

 

China Radio International

Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

China Radio International: 30 October 2015

Title: Investing in Sustainable Urbanization in China is Investing in the Prosperity and Wealth of Future Generations

Read the Op Ed here.

 

Media interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

China Daily: 17 October 2015. Beijing (China)

Title: City Design should strive to be More Sustainable

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TV interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

NTN24: 12 October 2015. Lima (Peru)

Title: Sostenibilidad ambiental y social es la clave para una calidad de vida digna (Enviromental and social sustainability is the key to a decent quality of life).
To watch the interview click here.

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UN-Habitat in the News

South-South News: 5 October 2015

Title: World Habitat Day’s Coverage by South-South News
Watch the coverage here.

 

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Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

El Pais: 30 September 2015

Title: La urbanización, fuente de properidad. (Urbanization, Source of Prosperity)
Read the article here.

Sustainable Urban Development in the State of Palestine; an Opportunity Interrupted

Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

Al Ayyam Newsapaper: 19 September 2015

Title: Sustainable Urban Development in the State of Palestine; an Opportunity Interrupted
Read the article in English and Arabic.

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UN-Habitat in the News

Al-Quds Newspaper: 7 September 2015

Title: UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with Palestinian Prime Minister
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UN-Habitat in the News

Ma’an News Agency: 7 September 2015

Title: UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with Palestinian Prime Minister
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