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 […]

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration Marrakech, Morocco, 10-11 December 2018

Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration Marrakech, Morocco, 10-11 December 2018

UN-Habitat commends the consultative efforts led by the International Organization for Migration and the Government of Morocco as world leaders […]

UN-Habitat presents initial city prosperity results for Siberian City

UN-Habitat presents initial city prosperity results for Siberian City

Tomsk, Siberia, Russia-, November 2018 – UN-Habitat presented the preliminary results of its UN-Habitat’s City Prosperity Initiative (CPI) for Tomsk, […]

Residents, diplomats and UN-Habitat staff join hands to clean up Nairobi

Residents, diplomats and UN-Habitat staff join hands to clean up Nairobi

NAIROBI, 3 December 2018 –  A large crowd of residents from one of Kenya’s biggest slums, Mathare, joined UN-Habitat staff […]

UN-Habitat Executive Director unveils Youth Declar-Action at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference

UN-Habitat Executive Director unveils Youth Declar-Action at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference

Nairobi, 27 November 2018 – Speaking on the second day of the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive […]

Blue economy forum will boost waters’ potential

Blue economy forum will boost waters’ potential

The Blue Economy is a term that stems from the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) held in 2012 where […]

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Today is #InternationalHumanRightsDay. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights (UDHR). Article 25 of UDHR recognises #Right2Housing as part of the right to an adequate standard of living. #HousingAtTheCentre

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Migrants have helped cities to become hubs of diversity and innovation. The international community is set to endorse the Global Compact on safe, orderly and integrated migration in Marrakesh, Morocco. #Globalcompactformigration #Formigration @unhcr

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