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    In Preparation for World Humanitarian Summit, a new Global Urban Crisis Partnership

    June 24, 2015, Barcelona, Spain. As part of the preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit, nearly 50 representatives of local governments, professional associations, academic and research institutes and humanitarian and development actors gathered recently in Barcelona to...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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    25th session of UN-Habitat’s Governing Council kicks off

     Nairobi, 17 April 2015—The 25th session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat kicked off in Nairobi with calls to use urbanisation as an opportunity to harness the economic potential of cities for growth and development.Further, there were...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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    Second Habitat III Prepcom Pushes One Step Closer To A New Urban Agenda

    Nairobi, 17 April 2015 – The second Preparatory Committee for Habitat III – the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – has closed with major decisions being taken on process and timing.Delegates at the...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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    We are ready for WUF9, Kuala Lumpur declares

    Nairobi, 16 April 2015 — The city of Kuala Lumpur, the host of the ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in 2018 declared on Thursday that they were up to the task.At a press conference...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Kenyan journalists attend Urban Journalism Academy

    Nairobi 16 April 2015—A group of Kenyan journalists drawn from various media houses on Thursday benefited from talks delivered at the Urban Journalism Academy.The journalists heard from their counterparts from an American news agency Citiscope as well...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    The second preparatory meeting of Habitat III opens in Nairobi

    Nairobi 14 April 2015—The second preparatory meeting (PrepCom2) of the Habitat III conference has opened in Nairobi with member states recognizing the growing role of cities in their respective country policies. The Secretary-General of the Habitat III...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat readies for PrepCom2 and Governing Council
    UN-Habitat readies for PrepCom2 and Governing Council

    Nairobi, 13 April 2015— Important international debate around sustainable urban development got underway on Monday as UN-Habitat prepared to hold the second preparatory meeting of the Habitat III conference as well as the 25th session of the...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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    Harness power of cities to address international development concerns – Clos

    Seoul, 11 April 2015 – UN Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, has emphasised that we will need cities to address some of the most pressing issues in international development in the post-2015 agenda, such...

    • Posted April 11, 2015
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  • Welcoming a new post-2015 Pacific Urban Agenda1
    Welcoming a new post-2015 Pacific Urban Agenda

    Nadi, 7 April 2015 – The fourth Pacific Urban Forum (PUF 4) has concluded with a stronger call to find sustainable solutions to the challenges of urbanization and its impact on towns, cities and urban centres in...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    Namibian policy makers benefit from a workshop on housing the poor

    Windhoek, 27th March 2015 – Over 30 Namibian government officials, policy makers, members of parliament and councilors last week attended a workshop where they were trained on housing the poor. The three day workshop was organised by...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Africa Heads of State summits to discuss urbanisation, says AU Chair

    Addis Ababa 31 March 2015 – The Africa Union Chairperson Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has said that African Heads of State shall give a focused attention to the subject of urbanization at their next two Summits to be held...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Government of Japan gives USD 51 million for UN-Habitat executed projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa

    Nairobi, 27 March 2015—With the contribution of USD50.93 million from the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat will implement projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa.The projects set to benefit from the generous contribution are in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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    Experts from Eastern Europe discuss preparations for Habitat III

    Minsk, 25 March 2015 – National coordinators and experts from Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Russia met in the Republic of Belarus, earlier this month to discuss preparations for the Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat trains managers from Asia-Pacific on housing police and practice
    UN-Habitat trains managers from Asia-Pacific on housing policy and practice

    Seoul, 24 March 2015—UN-Habitat in partnership with the International Urban Training Center (IUTC) and the Provincial Government of Gangwon, Republic of Korea, recently organized a training programme for senior managers and decision makers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Kenya’s county pilots semi-aerobic landfill
    Kenya’s county pilots semi-aerobic landfill

    Kiambu, Kenya 24 March 2015—Kiambu County of Kenya made history by becoming the first place in Africa to pilot a landfill based on the “Fukuoka method”. The County Governor Hon. William Kabogo was beaming with joy saying...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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    Panamá and UN-Habitat sign cooperation agreements

    Rio de Janeiro, 24 March 2014– To promote urban renewal and revitalization, the cities of Colon and Panama will work with UN-Habitat in the generation of plans and projects including the revitalization of local economic development, planning...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Myanmar poor to benefit from Japan supported UN-Habitat initiative

    Naw Pyi Taw, 24 March 2015– UN-Habitat will assist vulnerable communities on reconstructing community infrastructure in ethnic minority areas, and on reconstructing houses in Yangon region with a grant contribution of USD 5.3 million by the Government...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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    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
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  • Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary-General and Joan Clos, UN-Habitat, sign an MoU at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
    UN-Habitat and Red Cross To Partner on Post-Disaster Housing

    Sendai, 19 March 2015 – UN-Habitat and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that they will work together on promoting adequate shelter and settlements for all,...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Sendai marks start of new framework on urban resilience towards New Urban Agenda2
    Sendai marks start of new framework on urban resilience towards New Urban Agenda

    Sendai, 18 March 2015- This week, the international community has been meeting in the city of Sendai, Japan, to discuss a new Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction and political declaration within the United Nations World Conference on...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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