UN Habitat leads discussions on creating opportunities for urban youth at Kigali Summit

UN Habitat leads discussions on creating opportunities for urban youth at Kigali Summit

Kigali, Rwanda, 11 October 2018 –Drawing from its vast experience in working with urban youth globally, UN-Habitat shared lessons learnt at the African Youth Conneckt […]

UH-Habitat supports local teams to clean up as part of transformation of slum villages

UH-Habitat supports local teams to clean up as part of transformation of slum villages

Mtwapa, Kenya 10 October 2018 – “Someone has got to clear the mess,” laughs Mwanatumu Omar, energetically manoeuvring her wheelbarrow and gardening tools through the […]

Kenya’s President and UN-Habitat join Nairobi residents in monthly clean-up

Kenya’s President and UN-Habitat join Nairobi residents in monthly clean-up

Nairobi 8 October 2018 – Following the launch of UN-Habitat’s new campaign to reduce the amount of global waste, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya joined […]

SpeakUP: An app on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Workplace

SpeakUP: An app on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Workplace

UN-Habitat has launched An app on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Workplace. This application aims to: Raise awareness on the prevention and […]

UN-Habitat and Colab launch a mobile app for open public consultation on living conditions in Brazilian cities

UN-Habitat and Colab launch a mobile app for open public consultation on living conditions in Brazilian cities

October 3, 2018 Sao Paulo, Brazil- The Sustainable Cities Consultation, a partnership between UN-Habitat and Colab, are launching an innovative online platform that will allow […]

At World Habitat Day Global Observance, Kenya’s President calls for urgent action on solid waste

At World Habitat Day Global Observance, Kenya’s President calls for urgent action on solid waste

  Nairobi, Kenya, 1 October 2018 – President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, speaking at UN-Habitat headquarters in Nairobi on World Habitat Day, called for urgent […]

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