Saudi children use Minecraft to develop innovative ideas to improve public spaces

Saudi children use Minecraft to develop innovative ideas to improve public spaces

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 18 October 2018 – Minecraft is an online block by block building game in which players create […]

Harmonization of Urban Definitions Key to Monitoring Implementation of SDGs and the NUA

Harmonization of Urban Definitions Key to Monitoring Implementation of SDGs and the NUA

Nairobi, 17 October 2018 – A rapid assessment of approaches to collecting city level data reveals a mixed bag of […]

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 […]

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🎉2 years ago today, the #NewUrbanAgenda was adopted in Quito, Ecuador. An action-oriented document that sets the global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development firmly grounded in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. https://t.co/ABwwqiidKT @MaimunahSharif

Inês Maghalhães, sharing her experiences on leading the large-scale Minha Casa, Minha Vidha project in Brazil: “It is important to have a range of programmes, incl. #slum-upgrading, new #housing & #risk strategy, to be compatible with different housing #needs” @HousingattheCentre

#UrbanYCA2018 resolved to continue working toward creating 10 million jobs for Africa youth by 2020. Find out more on the roadmap: https://t.co/Meem7p4to6

The potential of development is in Africa. The only thing missing is youth participation and infrastructure. Follow the keynotes of the #UrbanYCA2018 to learn how Africa can grow past this https://t.co/z6yp6ZA3ib

“Technology can solve many challenges affecting youths and women in Africa. Nkemdilim Nkaje of Future software Resources believes innovation is the solution. Share your thoughts. https://t.co/MbpFEEZ4m9

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