"With continuing support from our stakeholders, I am confident that we will enable transformative change in cities and human settlements and leaving no one and no place behind."
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"During my time as a Mayor of Seberang Perai and later Penang, Malaysia, I was afforded the opportunities to witness, address, and try to resolve first hand, urban challenges faced by cities and their communities. Rather than being discouraged, these challenges were opportunities to ensure inclusivity and public participation and address the concerns of all citizens. Today, in Nairobi, my new home, I am sometimes overwhelmed at the tasks before us. Moving from local and national to global is no easy task; I am fully committed to giving it my all. "

Statements and speeches

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Opening Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat, at The NUA Platform during the 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Penang, Tuesday 15 November 2019 Friday 15 November, 2019
Opening Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat, during the Grassroot assembly at the 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Penang, Monday 14 November 2019 Thursday 14 November, 2019
Opening Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat, during the Business assembly at the 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Penang, Monday 14 November 2019 Thursday 14 November, 2019
Opening Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat, during the Youth and Children assembly at the 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Penang, Monday 14 November 2019 Thursday 14 November, 2019
Closing Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat during the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage 20/20 Forum at the 7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Penang, Monday 14 October 2019 Thursday 14 November, 2019
Closing Remarks by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat during the Mayors Civic Reception and Benjamin Barber Award at Durban Art Gallery, Durban, Saturday 9 November 2019 Saturday 9 November, 2019

Articles and Op-Eds

Name Publishing outlet Date of publication
New York, With 8.5 Million People, Among Cities Heading for a Sustainable Future INTER PRESS SERVICE News Agency
Time to create safe spaces for the young generation of Kenyans The Standard Digital
Blue economy forum will boost water’s potential The STAR Newspaper
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