After heavy fighting destroyed their city, Filipino families come together for ground breaking at the site of their new homes

After heavy fighting destroyed their city, Filipino families come together for ground breaking at the site of their new homes

Marawi City, Mindanao, Philippines, February 2019 – From early morning, families whose homes were destroyed in the heavy fighting in […]

Young Somali women complete training in construction skills and ready to work

Young Somali women complete training in construction skills and ready to work

Garowe, Puntland, Somalia, February 2019 –  In Somalia, it is extremely rare to see a woman working in the construction […]

UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga support capacity and skills development for women and youth

UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga support capacity and skills development for women and youth

Nairobi, 19 December 2018 – UN-Habitat and the County Government of Vihiga in Kenya have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

UN-Habitat Launches Guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans at COP-24

UN-Habitat Launches Guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans at COP-24

KATOWICE, POLAND, December 12, 2018 – The UN-Habitat guide to Addressing Urban and Human Settlement Issues in National Adaptation Plans […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the Occasion of International Migrants Day, 18 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the Occasion of International Migrants Day, 18 December 2018

Throughout history, people have migrated from one place to another. People migrate in search of a better life. They leave […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018

Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognises, among other things, the universal right […]

UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Makueni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif on Blue Economy Conference: Local governments have to play a role to ensure we achieve sustainability
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World Cities Day Message From UN-Habitat Executive Director Mme Maimunah Mohd Sharif
World Habitat Day Message From UN-Habitat Executive Director Mme Maimunah Mohd Sharif
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“Improving #city prosperity means improving data systems, actions and policies” Director of Research and Capacity Eduardo Lopez Moreno and Executive Director of #UNHabitat @MaimunahSharif presents the #CityProsperityInitiative at the #MUF19

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#UKFCOfuturecities @UNHABITAT #UrbanLabs collaboration showcased at #MalaysianUrbanForum with transformative urban projects in #Iskandar and #Melaka @SDG2030 @foreignoffice @UKinMalaysia implementation 2019-2021!

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Happening now! Executive Director @MaimunahSharif opens the #UNHabitat Side Event on the #CityProsperityInitiative at the Malaysia Urban Forum! Join us at the City Stage to learn about our measurement and reporting tool for #SDGs and the #NewUrbanAgenda

🎉OPENING CEREMONY: #UNHabitat is the global partner of @urbanicemsia & @kpkt_gov for the 1st National #MalaysiaUrbanForum serving as a legacy to the positive outcomes & efforts that support in the overcoming of the #urban challenges that #cities in #Malaysia, & world-wide, face.

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