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 […]

Refugees and local residents study, play and live together at Kalobeyei Integrated Refugee Settlement

Refugees and local residents study, play and live together at Kalobeyei Integrated Refugee Settlement

Kalobeyei, Turkana West, Kenya March 2019 – Two months ago, strong winds blew down the flimsy white tent that Perine […]

Roundtable on floating cities at UNHQ calls for innovation to benefit all

Roundtable on floating cities at UNHQ calls for innovation to benefit all

NEW YORK 3 April 2019 – UN-Habitat convened a roundtable discussion of architects, designers, academics and entrepreneurs at UN Headquarters […]

UN-Habitat and city of Mannheim convene global dialogue on private sector engagement for sustainable urban development

UN-Habitat and city of Mannheim convene global dialogue on private sector engagement for sustainable urban development

Mannheim, Germany – 26 March 2019 – The Global Strategic Dialogue Series held its first session, convened jointly by the […]

Russian smart city Concept promotes sustainable urban development

Russian smart city Concept promotes sustainable urban development

Kaluga, Russia, 15 March 2019 – UN -Habitat and the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities Sector of the Russian […]

Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Nairobi, 20 March 2019— On the last day of the just concluded 4th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), 24 young men […]

Urban Impact March 2019 Edition
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UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Makueni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives
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UN Habitat Commits to Implementing the Global Compact on Migration
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This is the laying of the first stone of a construction that aims to improve a public space in the Bairro de Maxaquene D, Mozambique.
Government, partners, and residents stand to see the start of a space is being designed in a participatory manner.

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Counting down to the UN-Habitat Assembly! Press accreditation is now open at: https://t.co/pS6dXPzYQh and Online registration will close on 16 May 2019.

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