Local government experts discuss sustainable urban development at the Africities 8 Summit

Local government experts discuss sustainable urban development at the Africities 8 Summit

Marrakesh, Morocco 20 November 2018 – Thousands of local government experts are attending the Africities 8 summit to discuss improving […]

Executive Director’s Statement  on the occasion of World Children’s Day 20 November 2018

Executive Director’s Statement on the occasion of World Children’s Day 20 November 2018

Today, World Children’s Day, is an occasion to recognize the future. Children embody our potential to change the world. As […]

Professional challenged to design low-cost resilient and sustainable housing units.

Professional challenged to design low-cost resilient and sustainable housing units.

Nairobi, November 7, 2018 – Poor design, low quality of construction, exclusion from central planning processes, and inadequate access to […]

Key actors gather to foster implementation of Myanmar’s national climate change policy

Key actors gather to foster implementation of Myanmar’s national climate change policy

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 2018– – Over 150 participants, ranging from government officials across ministries and from Myanmar’s States […]

International delegates celebrate World Cities Day in Liverpool

International delegates celebrate World Cities Day in Liverpool

Liverpool, UK 31 October 2018 –  World Cities Day was marked by an unprecedented 70 cities globally this year with […]

Resilient cities, a matter of planning  for and with children

Resilient cities, a matter of planning for and with children

Child-responsive urban settings resonate qualities that many scholars have described as conceptual standards for sustainable and resilient cities. Given the […]

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World Cities Day Message From UN-Habitat Executive Director Mme Maimunah Mohd Sharif
World Habitat Day Message From UN-Habitat Executive Director Mme Maimunah Mohd Sharif
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At #Africities8 planning session, the mayor of #Chefchaouen, #Morocco called for action “cities are looking for concrete progress otherwise this will remain as a discussion.”

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At #Africites8 session in Marrakesh UN-Habitat’s Laura Petrella tells session on local planning strategies “business as usual is not acceptable or sustainable”

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“We are glad to have @NRB_County047 partner with @UNHABITAT our message to all, Solid waste is everyone’s responsibility Keep your environment clean” Mr. Larry Wambua, Nairobi County Executive, Environment, Water, Energy and Natural Resources.#WateWiseCities @MaimunahSharif

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UN-Habitat in partnership with the Nairobi County, Environment, Water, Energy and Natural Resources team empower Community Based Organizations involved in waste management. #Wastewisecities @MaimunahSharif @VictorKisob @KenyaGovernors @NRB_County047

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