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  • Mayors from Africa in China to discuss greener cities and South-South cooperation1
    Mayors from Africa in China to discuss greener cities and South-South cooperation

    Shanghai, 18 March 2015- Tongji University, in collaboration with UN-Habitat and UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme, has held a workshop on Planning for Greener Cities and South-South Cooperation in Africa. 25 representatives from 8 African cities attended...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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    UN-Habitat hosts a side event on cities in New York

    New York, 17 March 2015 – During the 59th session on the Commission for the Status of Women, the side event Habitat III, Beijing+20 and the City We Need was hosted by the Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat,...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Oslo Climate Change Workshop
    City Climate Action Plans spotlight at Oslo workshop

    Oslo, 17 March 2015 – More than 30 experts from around the world met in Oslo, Norway last week 2-3 March for a two-day expert group meeting on global Guidelines for City Climate Action Plans. The meeting...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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    Japan Provides USD 4.2 million to Improve Learning in Sri Lanka

    Colombo, 12 March 2015– The Government of Japan is providing funding of USD 4,201,541 through the UN-Habitat for the sustainable resettlement of conflict affected people through community-driven improvement of the learning environment in Mannar District. Over the...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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  • Da_Nang
    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
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  • UN-Habitat trains Ethiopian mayors on leadership and planned urbanization2
    UN-Habitat trains Ethiopian mayors on leadership and planned urbanization

    Addis Ababa 11 March 2015 – Thirty-five mayors from Ethiopia’s Oromia Region last month benefited from a 5 day training programme organised by UN-Habitat. The training was part of the “Capacity Building for City Leaders in Ethiopia” programme...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and Thailand WASH project kicks off
    UN-Habitat and Thailand WASH project kicks off

    Kisumu and Kakamega, Kenya 11 March 2015 – UN-Habitat in partnership with the Royal Kingdom of Thailand together with the County Governments of Kakamega and Kisumu last month launched the Thailand and UN-Habitat partnership for WASH in schools...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • French President visits Guiuan and meets local leaders, fisherfolk and the youth
    French President visits Guiuan and meets local leaders, fisherfolk and the youth

    Manila 6 March 2015—On his Philippines tour, French President Francois Hollande’s made a whistle stop visit of Guiuan, meeting local leaders, fishermen and the youth. Guiuan, a second-class municipality at the southern tip of Eastern Samar, facing...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Rwanda from Emergency Response to Sustainable Urbanisation
    Rwanda: from Emergency Response to Sustainable Urbanisation

    Kigali, 5 March 2015 – A delegation from the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) to UN-Habitat joined by the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat recently visited Rwanda to learn about the work UN-Habitat has...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat reaches out to Lamu County of Kenya1
    UN-Habitat reaches out to Lamu County of Kenya

    Nairobi 4 March 2015 – UN-Habitat last week hosted a consultative meeting in Gigiri with officials from Lamu County Government. The aim of the meeting was to explore possible areas of collaboration to support the county government in...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    UN-Habitat and AfDB in joint efforts to address Africa’s housing challenges

    Nairobi 4 March 2014 – More than 200 participants from 40 African countries took part in three consultation workshops organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with UN-Habitat to discuss the challenges and opportunities to...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Minecraft depiction of Rizal Park, Manilla
    Public space in spotlight at Manila conference

    Manila, 2 March 2015 – An Interactive Conference on “Public Space and the New Urban Agenda” took place in Pasay City, Manila, jointly organized by UN-Habitat, League of Cities of the Philippines and Future of Places in...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications
    UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications

    Nairobi, 26 February 2015- UN-Habitat on Thursday launched call for applications for the Urban Youth Fund. In its seventh year, the Fund provides grants to projects led by young people aged 15-32 years who are piloting innovative...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Asia and Pacific region mayors call for efforts towards resilient cities
    Asia and Pacific region mayors call for efforts towards resilient cities

    Bangkok 24 February 2015 – The first Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 was organized on 11-13 February 2015 in Bangkok, bringing together over 300 participants from the region, mainly mayors and local authorities. It was a lead up...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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    Seismic Hazard Assessment for Yangon City launched in Myanmar.

    Yangon, Myanmar, 20 February, 2015 – A seismic hazard assessment for Yangon City has been launched by the Yangon Regional Government, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) and UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD),...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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    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
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  • Sri Lanka Housing1
    Government of India supports housing efforts in Sri Lanka

    Colombo 19 February 2015 – The Government of India in June 2010 announced that it would construct 50,000 houses as part of its post-conflict rehabilitation efforts. The Project is being implemented as full grant assistance amounting to USD...

    • Posted February 19, 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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  • Youth Advisory Board 2
    Call for Nomination 2015-2017; UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

    UN-Habitat has made a call for nominations for the 2015-2017 Youth Advisory Board. The Board will serve a two year term and comprises 12 advisors (one male and one female youth) from Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • State of Afghan Cities
    Participatory City Workshop held in Herat City, Afghanistan

    Herat, 5 February 2015: A participatory City Workshop was held on 4 February 2015 in the Municipality of Herat. It was attended by over 80 local stakeholders, including government officials, including Mayor Ghulam Ghaws Nikbin, Municipal staff,...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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