Young Somalis find work through UN-Habitat job fairs

Young Somalis find work through UN-Habitat job fairs

Berbera, Bosaso and Mogadishu, May 2019, Berbera, Bosaso and Mogadishu –  Over 100 young men and women secured employment during […]

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme-UN-HABITAT is gearing towards hosting the first ever assembly in Nairobi from 27-31 May 2019.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme-UN-HABITAT is gearing towards hosting the first ever assembly in Nairobi from 27-31 May 2019.

This even as statistics indicate that 34 percent of Kenyan population live in urban areas with a 5 per cent […]

Ms. Sharif meets Kenya’s top editors, roots for UN Habitat Assembly

Ms. Sharif meets Kenya’s top editors, roots for UN Habitat Assembly

Nairobi, 2 May 2019—UN-Habitat Executive Director Ms. Maimunnah Moh’d Sharif this week met with members of the Kenya Editors’ Guild […]

UN-Habitat Executive Director signs MoU in Beijing

UN-Habitat Executive Director signs MoU in Beijing

Beijing 2 May 2019—On her official mission to China, UN-Habitat Executive Director Ms. Maimunnah Mohd Sharif had high level engagements […]

Urban October Report 2018

Urban October Report 2018

2018 was the most successful Urban October on record with over 60 countries celebrating with events from the start on […]

Kenya should use UN-Habitat meet to reposition itself in region

Kenya should use UN-Habitat meet to reposition itself in region

In Summary • The Assembly is expected to establish the Executive Board of UN-Habitat and elect its members, to review […]

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