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    Flag raising ceremony held in Medellin

    The Mayor of Medellin Mr. Anibal Gauria (Second left) gestures as he makes a point to UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos (centre). Looking on are UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kirabo (second left), Colombia´s Permanent...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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    Record numbers sign up for World Urban Forum 7

    Nearly 25,000 people have registered as participants for the Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum that will take place in Medellin, Colombia in early April. As online registration this week, UN-Habitat and the WUF7 Secretariat confirmed...

    • Posted March 29, 2014
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    Kenya and United Nations sign a USD 1.2 billion development pact

    The government of Kenya and the United Nations on Wednesday signed a development assistance framework that will see the UN mobilizing USD 1.2 billion for implementation of development programmes in the country over a four-year period. The...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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    International conference on post emergency reconstruction kicks off in Colombo

    An international conference on post emergency shelter reconstruction ‘Restoring Communities through Home-Owner-Driven Reconstruction: from post-Emergency to Development’ kicked off Tuesday morning in the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo. Organized by UN-Habitat in partnership with donor partners...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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    Japan pledges USD 3.7 million for UN-Habitat projects in Sri Lanka

    The Government of Japan has announced that it is providing funding amounting to US$ 3,678,178 (Japanese Yen377,000,000)  through the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for the rehabilitation of community infrastructure, livelihood improvement and women’s empowerment in...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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    Women and Urban Energy- International Women’s Day

    On International Women’s Day, UN-Habitat highlights the important role played by women and girls in urban energy issues and renews our commitment to strengthen and expand our efforts to bring access of modern energy to women. Sustainable...

    • Posted March 8, 2014
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    Urban youth mentorship programme underway

    Successful applicants to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme(UN-Habitat_ youth mentorship programme, launched in the beginning of the year, have been paired with their respective mentors and begun their discussions. The aim of the youth mentorship programme...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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    Zambia hosts conference on youth empowerment

    Over 60 particpants from 12 African countries converged in Livingstone, Zambia for a high level youth consultative conference. The conference is a first of series of discussions that will be held in all the regions of Africa...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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    What Does “Home” Mean To You?

    UN-Habitat has launched a photo and video competition asking young people to show what “home” really means to them. The competition which was launched on International Youth Day and ends on 30 September 2013, asks the contestants...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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    Positively Influencing Life In The Slums

    Raphael grew up in Korogocho, a sprawling urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya where he has co-founded vibrant community youth led initiatives. Raphael, 32 is the external adviser and a member of the UN Habitat’s Youth Advisory Board,...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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