All posts by Grace Thama-ini

  • Spain, Barcelona

    The Catalan Government, the Barcelona City Council, the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona, and the Catalan Fund for Development Cooperation are giving support to the Lebanon Host Communities Support Project (LHSP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)....

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Spain, MADRID

    PRESENTACION DEL 1 ANUARIO DE ECONOMÍA CIRUCLAR EN ESPAÑA Y SU RELACIÓN CON LOS OBJETIVOS DE DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE el 1 de octubre de 2018 que es Día Mundial del Habitat, que a su vez está dentro del...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • El Salvador, San Salvador

    Sesión ordinaria del Consejo de Alcaldes del Área Metropolitana de San Salvador-COAMSS, con el objetivo de desarrollar un espacios de intercambio colaborativo y generar conciencia sobre la importancia de avanzar hacia el desarrollo de una gestión metropolitana...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • United States, District of Columbia

    This World Habitat Day, join Habitat for Humanity’s global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground in advocating for land policies that decrease fear of forced eviction, promote gender inclusivity, improve living conditions of slums and promote disaster resilience. Twenty...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • United States, New York, Honolulu

    The Global Dialogue on Affordable Housing: Policy, Finance, Technology and Sheltering This event will take place in Paris, New York, Honolulu, Jakarta and other FIABCI cities around the world. Global cities are unable to meet a rising...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Argentina, Buenos Aires

    Metropolitan Day 2018 The Metropolitan Day global campaign 2018 is a joint initiative developed by several international partners, including CIPPEC, the Inter-American Development Bank, Metropolis, UN Habitat MetroHUB, the University of Guadalajara, the Politecnico di Milano, Metropolitan...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Colombia, BOGOTA

    Para la consolidación de una nueva alianza entre la ONU Habitat Colombia, la consultoría URBANPRO, y el programa de Gestión y Desarrollo Urbanos de la Universidad del Rosario, se lanza el primer evento de las Conversaciones Urbanas,...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • India, Trivandrum

    Seminars and Discussions To make awareness among the architecture students about World Habitat Day. To discuss the problems of Solid waste and its management in the cities.

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Barcelona Resilience Week to Inspire Action towards Sustainable Urban Resilience

    Barcelona, September 17, 2018 – Building on the success of the 2015 and 2016 events which fostered dialogue between technical and political representatives, the 2018 edition of the Barcelona Resilience Week to be held from 11-16 November...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Arusha Conference Reviews Adoption of Energy Efficient Building Practices

    Arusha, Tanzania, 2 August 2018 – Government representatives, academics, project managers, housing experts, financiers and NGOs met in Arusha recently to review progress made in promoting energy efficient building practices in Africa and have committed to championing...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • 2018 Biennale of Architecture Emphasizes Importance of Public Space

    UNHabitat participated in an International Symposium on The Past, Present and Future of Public Space: Knowledge sharing toward implementation of the New Urban Agenda organised by NGO City Space Architecture in partnership with UN-Habitat, University of Auckland...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Economic Housing and Urban Development Projects Fund: Legislative Framework and Development Themes

    The focus of the spatial dimension of development plans has become just as important as the sectoral dimension as one of the main tools to achieve balanced development among various regions and areas. It also helps achieve...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • Leveraging Land in the Arab Republic of Egypt: The Potential for Increasing Land-based Financing for Urban Development

    In March, 2015, the Arab Republic of Egypt launched its “Sustainable Development Strategy,” (SDS) Egypt’s vision for 2030. This ambitious strategic plan will involve: • Reclaiming one million feddan, • The creation of one million social housing...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • Legislative analysis to support sustainable approaches to city planning and extension in Egypt

    As part of the project on “Participatory Review of Egyptian Planning and Related Urban Development Legislation to Support Sustainable Urban Development” the UN-Habitat Cairo office in collaboration with the Urban Legislation Unit of UN-Habitat has completed a...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • UN-Habitat Launches Global Municipal Database

    Nairobi, 24 September 2018 – A Global Municipal Database (GMD) launched by UN-Habitat provides standard indicators for municipal budgets and includes data on per capita expenditures, revenues and debt in cities worldwide. The GMD is the first...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • Women’s Groups Discuss Engaging Women in Promoting Safety

    Nairobi, 24 September 2018 – Kenya Grassroots Women Assembly and the Huairou Commission convened in Kibera, Nairobi from 17-19 September for the 3rd Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) to discuss Engaging Women in Promoting Safety (The City We...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Business Development and Entrepreneurship Training for Somali Youth

    Download PDF Call for Application: Business Development and Entrepreneurship Training for Somali Youth  Purpose of CFP: seeking an Implementing Partner to conduct business and entrepreneurship training for Youth in Somalia   Submission Start Date: Sep 18th, 2018...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • UN-Habitat joins Mombasa residents for World Cleanup Day

    Mombasa, Kenya 18 September 2018--UN-Habitat Executive Director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, joined hundreds of Mombasa residents to take part in a clean up campaign to mark World Cleanup Day. The worldwide event  saw millions of people in over...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Harnessing Sport as an Economic Force for Urban Development

    Hargeisa/Bossaso and Kismayo, 14 September 2018-–  UN-Habitat recently launched the pilot Training of Trainers: Sport for Development and Peace in Somaliland, Puntland and in the regional state of Jubbaland, under the Youth Employment Somalia (YES) programme. The...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Discussion Paper – September 10, 2018: Municipal Finance in India

    This discussion paper brings together the Indian experience on municipal finance to flag emerging issues for wider consideration among urban sector stakeholders across the countries in line with New Urban Agenda (HABITAT III) and its emphasis on...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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