All posts tagged "Planning & Design"
UN-Habitat launches new report on planning for Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem
Ramallah, 5 June 2015 – UN-Habitat has launched a new report “Right to Develop: Planning Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem,” which analyzes different approaches to planning adopted by Palestinian communities who face continued restrictions on their planning...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Kisumu Members of County Assembly sensitised on urban planning
Eldoret 4 June 2015– A workshop was last month organised for the Kisumu Members of the County Assembly (MCA) with the aim of deepening their awareness related to the roles of in urban planning and specifically, their...
- Posted June 5, 2015
Right to Develop: Planning Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem
The ‘Right to Develop: Planning Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem’ provides an overview of the planning praxis of Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem. Planning practice in the context of East Jerusalem is best understood as the set...
- Posted June 4, 2015
Stakeholder meeting in Kisumu debates coordinated approach to lakefront development
Kisumu, 19 May 2015 – UN-Habitat and its partners have taken place in a meeting in the Kenyan city of Kisumu to ensure multi stakeholder approach in the development of the Kisumu Lakefront. Earlier this month, the...
- Posted May 20, 2015
Governing Council approves International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning
Nairobi, Kenya, 30 April 2015 – France, Japan, South Africa and Uganda co-sponsored the Resolution 25/6 of UN-Habitat Governing Council that approved the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning . The Resolution calls upon ‘international financial institutions,...
- Posted April 30, 2015
UN-Habitat and UN-Women host event on Public Space
New York, 24 March 2014– During the 59th session on the Commission for the Status of Women, the Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat Ms. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira and the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Lakshmi Puri...
- Posted March 24, 2015
Kick-off workshop on Rapid Planning in Danang City
Danang, Vietnam 12 March 2015 –UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Danang Institute for Social Economic Development this week organized a workshop to launch rapid planning in the city and which brought together national and foreign experts. According...
- Posted March 12, 2015
Planning matters for the future of Palestine, international experts declare
Jerusalem, 20 February 2015 – An integrated approach to planning, across the whole of the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), is urgently needed to support the sustainable development of Palestine, an international group of planning experts have said....
- Posted February 20, 2015
Planned City Extensions: Analysis of Historical Examples
Developing countries are urbanizing at an incredibly fast pace and, in many cases, with unplanned settlements that pose enormous challenges. Growing cities need to define the urban planning frameworks that will guide the construction of new neighbourhoods...
- Posted February 18, 2015
UN-Habitat Executive Director concludes Official Mission to Sudan
Khartoum, 22 January 2015 – UN-Habitat, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Environment, Forestries and Urbanisation of Sudan which outlines their commitment to work together on sustainable urban...
- Posted January 22, 2015
Vietnam rolls out City Development Strategies
HA NOI, 14 January 2015 — Tam Ky and Quy Nhon will be the first cities included in the Viet Nam City Development Strategies Project (CDS), officials announced on Tuesday. The CDS project aims to create city-development...
- Posted January 14, 2015
Celebrating a decade of Making Better Cities Together in Kosovo
Pristina, 6 January 2015 – The Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) Team and Partners recently celebrated a ‘Decade of Making Better Cities Together’ in Kosovo. The MuSPP is implemented by UN-Habitat and financed by the Swedish...
- Posted January 7, 2015
UN-Habitat continues support to the Kenya Municipal Programme (Phase 2)
UN-Habitat is collaborating with the Kenya Municipal Program (KMP) in capacity building for Participatory Urban Planning in the country. Following a successful launch of the programme in August for cluster III (Machakos, Thika, Embu) and IV (Naivasha, Nakuru,...
- Posted October 17, 2014
Lignes Directrices Internationales Sur la Planification Urbaine et Territoriale
Différents types et approches de planification urbaine et territoriale existent et ont été testés à l’échelle planétaire sans toutefois disposer de principes simples et acceptés universellement qui pourraient guider les décideurs vers des trajectoires de développement urbain...
- Posted October 17, 2014
Architecture students receive technical input on designs from UN-Habitat
Nairobi, 8 September 2014: Architecture students from Kenya received comments on their latest designs from a technical team at UN-Habitat. In the first of three parallel comprehensive design and construction studio courses in Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala,...
- Posted September 10, 2014
UN-Habitat convenes planning workshop in Kabul in response to rapid urban growth in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan, 25 August 2014 – UN-Habitat held a two-day workshop in Kabul focused on urban planning as part of the Community-Based Municipal Support Programme (CBMSP). The workshop was attended by over 100 participants from the Ministry...
- Posted August 27, 2014
UN-Habitat supports the Kenya Municipal Programme
UN-Habitat is collaborating with the Kenya Municipal Program (KMP) in capacity building for Participatory Urban Planning in the country. The collaboration is targeted at towns in Cluster III (Machakos, Thika, Embu) and Cluster IV (Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyeri )...
- Posted August 25, 2014
UN-Habitat and partners hold workshop on public space and virtual design in Nigeria
14 August 2014-– UN-Habitat and partners recently brought together architects, planners, women leaders, youth, students, and government representatives in Ondo and Kogi States of Nigeria for a workshop on public space as well as to learn developing...
- Posted August 14, 2014
Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design
While many cities are hubs of economic growth, employment, and cultural life, urbanization has resulted in pronounced socioeconomic inequalities, exclusion, and segregation.
- Posted July 26, 2014
Structural Transformation in Ethiopia: the urban dimension
Building ‘Economically Productive, Socially Inclusive, Environmentally Sustainable & Well Governed’ Cities in Ethiopia
- Posted July 21, 2014