UN Habitat opens a ‘One Stop Youth Centre’ in Wau, South Sudan

UN Habitat opens a ‘One Stop Youth Centre’ in Wau, South Sudan

Wau City, South Sudan, February 2019 – Young people in Wau, in the north west of South Sudan, will have […]

UN-Habitat Sudan receives USD 700,000 from Japan to support peaceful IDP returns to South Darfur, Sudan

UN-Habitat Sudan receives USD 700,000 from Japan to support peaceful IDP returns to South Darfur, Sudan

Khartoum, 17 February 2019 – The Government of Japan has pledged USD 700,000 for the Emergency Support to IDP Return […]

Japan provides support to urgently improve rubbish management in Yangon City, Myanmar

Japan provides support to urgently improve rubbish management in Yangon City, Myanmar

Yangon City, Myanmar, 18 February 2019 – A grant aid agreement signed between Mr. Ichiro Maruyama, Japan’s Ambassador to Myanmar […]

After heavy fighting destroyed their city, Filipino families come together for ground breaking at the site of their new homes

After heavy fighting destroyed their city, Filipino families come together for ground breaking at the site of their new homes

Marawi City, Mindanao, Philippines, February 2019 – From early morning, families whose homes were destroyed in the heavy fighting in […]

Young Somali women complete training in construction skills and ready to work

Young Somali women complete training in construction skills and ready to work

Garowe, Puntland, Somalia, February 2019 –  In Somalia, it is extremely rare to see a woman working in the construction […]

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 and Kenya’s Makueni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives
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Talking to @NyandaruaCG018 residents as they talk about their understanding of the collaboration btwn @NyandaruaCG018 and @UNHABITAT. "I know that when our towns improve, our livelihoods improve. We are able to empower ourselves economically" @GovFKimemia @CMKimemia #Big4agenda

"My hope is that the youth will feature largely and get empowered towards #solidwastemanagement" Patrick Thuita, @NyandaruaCG018 youth. @GovFKimemia @CMKimemia @MaimunahSharif #Big4agenda

"My Hope for this MoU between @NyandaruaCG018 & @UNHABITAT is that women and children's lives will be improved and in that way, we can provide for ourselves and become empowered" - Teresia, business lady in @NyandaruaCG018 @GovFKimemia @CMKimemia @MaimunahSharif

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Thank you Governor for inviting @unhabitat to partner with you in developing @NyandaruaCG018. We are honored and very happy to work with you. @GovFKimemia @CMKimemia #big4agenda

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"We are planning a potato processing plant in @NyandaruaCG018 because we the biggest producers of potato in #Kenya" - @GovFKimemia @CMKimemia @MaimunahSharif #Big4agenda

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