Abu Dhabi to Host 10th World Urban Forum in 2020

Abu Dhabi to Host 10th World Urban Forum in 2020

UAE will be first Arab country to host landmark United Nations Forum ABU DHABI, 17 October 2018 – The Ministry […]

Press Release: Abu Dhabi Signs Agreement with UN-Habitat to Host 10th World Urban Forum in 2020

Press Release: Abu Dhabi Signs Agreement with UN-Habitat to Host 10th World Urban Forum in 2020

UAE will be first Arab country to host landmark United Nations Forum ABU DHABI, 17 October 2018: Today, the Ministry […]

Demise of Jockin Arputham (15 August 1947 – October 13 2018)

Demise of Jockin Arputham (15 August 1947 – October 13 2018)

Tribute by UN-Habitat’s Executive Director On behalf of the entire UN-Habitat family, I would like to express my deep and […]

Surabaya to Host Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing the New Urban Agenda

Surabaya to Host Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing the New Urban Agenda

Nairobi, 15 October 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Directorate General of Human Settlement, Ministry of Public Works and Housing will […]

Stakeholders Endorse Proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility for Kajiado County

Stakeholders Endorse Proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility for Kajiado County

Nairobi, 11 October 2018 – A stakeholder workshop convened jointly by UN-Habitat and the Government of Kenya has validated findings […]

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 […]

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#AbuDhabi is the centre of #arab region, a growing & developing economy. There's a lot of devp coming up as well as new activities coming in #AbuDhabi.@UNHABITAT is looking to have #AbuDhabi as a platform to share bestpractices and urban solutions to achive #SDGs #SDG11

🎉❕❗️In addition to the 5️⃣ day #WUF10 conference, @ad_dpm together with #UNHabitat, will host the 1st ever symposium leading up to WUF 2020! Providing an opportunity for #Arab states to voice concerns and celebrate successes in #urban planning❕❗️

@MaimunahSharif @UNHabitat_Ar https://t.co/uJVrhxmNt2

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! 🎥WATCH NOW--> Ko Koens investigates the challenges and opportunities of #urban tourism in the latest episode of the Global Urban Lectures #UNHabitat #UrbanOctober #GlobalUrbanLectures https://t.co/wBILIghwUf

#mobility and #transport are crucial for #sustainable #urbandevelopment - so the international community agreed in the #newurbanagenda that:

#DYK Almost 20% of global #energy is used by households. And 40% is used by buildings. #GreenHousing and #GreenBuildings are essential to limit global energy use. Read more: https://t.co/GlvbP4s1xz #SDG11 #LeavingNoOneBehind #GlobalGoals #Cities2030 @MaimunahSharif @VictorKisob

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