UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga support capacity and skills development for women and youth

UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga support capacity and skills development for women and youth

Nairobi, 19 December 2018 – UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga in Kenya have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

UN-Habitat Launches Guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans at COP-24

UN-Habitat Launches Guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans at COP-24

KATOWICE, POLAND, December 12, 2018 – The UN-Habitat guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the Occasion of International Migrants Day, 18 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the Occasion of International Migrants Day, 18 December 2018

Throughout history, people have migrated from one place to another. People migrate in search of a better life. They leave […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018

Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognises, among other things, the universal right […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration Marrakech, Morocco, 10-11 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration Marrakech, Morocco, 10-11 December 2018

UN-Habitat commends the consultative efforts led by the International Organization for Migration and the Government of Morocco as world leaders […]

UN-Habitat presents initial city prosperity results for Siberian City

UN-Habitat presents initial city prosperity results for Siberian City

Tomsk, Siberia, Russia-, November 2018 – UN-Habitat presented the preliminary results of its UN-Habitat’s City Prosperity Initiative (CPI) for Tomsk, […]

UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Makueni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives
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UN Habitat Commits to Implementing the Global Compact on Migration
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif on Blue Economy Conference: Local governments have to play a role to ensure we achieve sustainability
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif on Blue Economy Conference: Local governments have to play a role to ensure we achieve sustainability
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
Second Saudi Urban Forum

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We are told to “think globally, act locally”. Yet, when the change we seek is improved youth livelihoods is local action enough? Doug Ragan @practicalrad explores different interventions that can be used to address global youth unemployment. https://t.co/giUqQiyHHC

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