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  • Call for expression of interest to host the UN-Habitat Urban Center of Excellence

    The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), is seeking development partners and a host city to become the home of UN-Habitat Urban Center of Excellence and be the seat of an international knowledge, practice and innovation center...

    • Posted August 25, 2016
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  • Land Mgt and Informal Settlemnt Regularisation Course_1
    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
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  • Informal Land Markets
    Informal Land Markets and Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America and the Caribbean

    UN-Habitat and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy offer the 15th edition of the professional training program ‘Informal Land Markets and the Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America’. The course is developed in collaboration with the...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
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  • 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
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  • Urban Lectures_03
    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
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  • Dr. Clos walks through kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya.
    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
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  • news-urban-data
    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
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  • GlobalUrbanLectures2
    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
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  • Paper City
    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
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