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New Urban Agenda adopted at Habitat III
21 October 2016 – The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting the New Urban Agenda – a new framework that that lays out how cities...
- Posted October 22, 2016
#URBANHACK: An Urban Art Hack
What’s the big deal about urbanization? Everyone knows why we should care about climate change. But do you know why you should care about urbanization? By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world will...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Call for Lecturers Attending Habitat III
Nairobi, 21 September 2016 – UN-Habitat is looking for new potential lecturers for the 4th season of the Global Urban Lectures. Experts interested in participating in the lectures who are already travelling to Quito for Habitat III...
- Posted September 21, 2016
Land Management and Informal Settlement Regularisation
UN-Habitat collaborates with the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies-IHS and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in the international training program focusing on slums, informal settlements and policies and approaches to upgrade existing settlements and...
- Posted August 22, 2016
Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), a partnership between UN-DESA, UNESCO, UNEP, UN Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, UNU and UN-Habitat, is preparing a report on the role of Higher Education for Sustainable...
- Posted May 4, 2016
Season 3 of the Global Urban Lectures launched
15 January, 2016 – The Global Urban Lecture Series is an initiative by UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide – UNI – to bring the knowledge and experiences of urban experts associated with the agency’s work to a...
- Posted January 15, 2016
Building better cities – Clos on making our cities work for us
Nairobi, 14 July 2015 – If approached correctly, urbanization can be an engine of growth, writes Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat. In the economic history of humanity, urbanization has always been an accelerator of growth and...
- Posted July 14, 2015
Urban Data goes open with launch of new portal
Nairobi, 20 April 2015 – UN-Habitat has launched a new web portal featuring a wealth of city data based on its extensive research into some of the most pressing urban trends of recent decades. Launched during the...
- Posted April 20, 2015
Second season ‘Global Urban Lectures’ out now!
Following the success of the first season, which to date has gathered over 25,400 views and is one of the most shared outreach initiatives of UN-Habitat, the second season of the ‘Global Urban Lectures’ continues with 8...
- Posted February 9, 2015
Paper City – an Urban Story: UN-Habitat launches video on urban challenges
Paper City is a stop-motion video made of animated photo stills portraying today’s urban challenges and possible solutions using a paper and cardboard mock city.
- Posted October 10, 2014