Iraq Strengthens Local Governance through Improved Planning and Implementation

Iraq Strengthens Local Governance through Improved Planning and Implementation

Bhagdad, October 2018 – The Local Area Development Programme (LADP) identifies key obstacles to local-level planning and service delivery in Iraq. Funded by the European […]

Moscow Hosts Urban October Session

Moscow Hosts Urban October Session

Moscow, 16 October 2018—The Moscow Urban Forum and UN-Habitat organized an Urban October session on The Circular City – The City as an Ecosystem for […]

Urban policy makers discuss integrated public transport solutions

Urban policy makers discuss integrated public transport solutions

La Paz, Bolivia, October 2018 – Policy makers and urban transport stakeholders from Bolivia, India and Zimbabwe met at the International Mobility Congress to discuss […]

Central and North Asian Countries Participate in Consultations on Asia and Pacific Cities 2019 Report

Central and North Asian Countries Participate in Consultations on Asia and Pacific Cities 2019 Report

Geneva, October 2018 – Policymakers and urban experts from North and Central Asia have met in Geneva to discuss the Future of Asia and Pacific […]

Saudi children use Minecraft to develop innovative ideas to improve public spaces

Saudi children use Minecraft to develop innovative ideas to improve public spaces

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 18 October 2018 – Minecraft is an online block by block building game in which players create their own unique world using […]

Harmonization of Urban Definitions Key to Monitoring Implementation of SDGs and the NUA

Harmonization of Urban Definitions Key to Monitoring Implementation of SDGs and the NUA

Nairobi, 17 October 2018 – A rapid assessment of approaches to collecting city level data reveals a mixed bag of results with huge variations not […]

Global Urban Lectures S05e03: Ko Koens – Slum Tourism
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New report explores how rising house prices are transforming cities
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Best Practices on Solid Waste Management
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World Habitat Day Message From UN Habitat Executive Director Mme Maimunah Mohd Sharif
Africa’s youth: Challenges and opportunities
Solid Waste management theme of WHD and Waste Wise Cities Campaign
New Urban Agenda Whiteboard Video

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