Professional challenged to design low-cost resilient and sustainable housing units.

Professional challenged to design low-cost resilient and sustainable housing units.

Nairobi, November 7, 2018 – Poor design, low quality of construction, exclusion from central planning processes, and inadequate access to […]

Key actors gather to foster implementation of Myanmar’s national climate change policy

Key actors gather to foster implementation of Myanmar’s national climate change policy

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 2018– – Over 150 participants, ranging from government officials across ministries and from Myanmar’s States […]

International delegates celebrate World Cities Day in Liverpool

International delegates celebrate World Cities Day in Liverpool

Liverpool, UK 31 October 2018 –  World Cities Day was marked by an unprecedented 70 cities globally this year with […]

Resilient cities, a matter of planning  for and with children

Resilient cities, a matter of planning for and with children

Child-responsive urban settings resonate qualities that many scholars have described as conceptual standards for sustainable and resilient cities. Given the […]

UN-Habitat Executive Director: World Cities Day Message

UN-Habitat Executive Director: World Cities Day Message

As Urban October comes to an end, a month dedicated to raising awareness on urban challenges, successes and sustainability, faced […]

Norwegian UN Day celebration focuses on youth and the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals

Norwegian UN Day celebration focuses on youth and the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals

Asker, Norway, 24 October 2018 –  UN-Habitat and Asker Kommune (Norway) co-hosted the third Asker Youth Conference on UN Day, […]

Chinese Cities Improving in Global Competitiveness
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Global Urban Lectures S05e04: Elisa Maceratini – Participatory urban planning: Lessons from the field
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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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