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All posts by Grace Thama-ini

  • Global Urban Lectures S05e02: Alison Brown – The Urban Informal Economy

    This lecture examines how precarious urban livelihoods in the informal economy can be transformed by innovative and rights-based approaches to urban policy, contributing to economic and social inclusion, and recovery in crisis-affected cities. The informal economy is...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • The Urban Informal Economy – Alison Brown

    This lecture examines how precarious urban livelihoods in the informal economy can be transformed by innovative and rights-based approaches to urban policy, contributing to economic and social inclusion, and recovery in crisis-affected cities. MP3 AUDIO: Alison Brown...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • Lesotho Discusses Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

    Nairobi, 8 October 2018 – On World Habitat Day which is observed globally on 1 October 2018, the Lesotho Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship and UN-Habitat jointly hosted an Urban Breakfast dialogue session on Municipal Solid...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • House Prices, Changing the City World

    Today’s world is undergoing fundamental changes. On one hand, globalization is reaching a new level despite some ups and downs, emerging economies represented by China are growing rapidly and the global landscape has experienced and will continue...

    • Posted October 5, 2018
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  • Country Programme Document 2018-2022 for Palestine Launched to Celebrate World Habitat Day

    The UN-Habitat Country Programme Document (HCPD) is the strategic framework document through which the Special Human Settlements Programme for the Palestinian People (SHSPPP) (UN-Habitat Palestine) work with the Government of Palestine (GoP)1, represented by Ministry of Local...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Country Programme Document 2018-2022 for Palestine Launched to Celebrate World Habitat Day

    Ramallah, 2 October 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Government of Palestine launched the new Habitat Country Programme Document for Palestine (HCPD) 2018-2022 as part of celebrations to mark World Habitat Day observed on the first Monday of...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures – S05E01

    Ines Sanchez de Madariaga on Mobility of Care The Mobility of Care – Introducing gender-aware concepts in transportation planning to better understand the travel patterns of women and men and the travel implications on daily tasks performed...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Season 5 of UN-Habitat Global Urban Lectures Launched

    Nairobi, Kenya, 2 October 2018 – The fifth season of the UN-Habitat Global Urban Lectures has been launched with one lecture scheduled every week. The biography of the lecturer, a synopsis of the lecture and suggestions for...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • “Mobility of Care” – Ines Sanchez de Madariaga

    The Mobility of Care: Introducing Gender-Aware Concepts in Transportation Planning aims at providing a better understanding of travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with...

    • Posted October 1, 2018
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  • Geneva, Switzerland

    2 October 2018 – “In Focus: SDG 11” will allow to discuss the successes and challenges in the implementation of SDG 11 by UN agencies, NGOs, private and public sector, academia, etc. The networking lunch followed by...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award winners announced

    28 September 2018, Nairobi Kenya – The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award winners have been selected for 2018. The Scroll of Honour is one of the world’s most prestigious awards presented to those working on urbanization. It...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • El-Qobbeh Neighbourhood Profile 2018 (Tripoli, Lebanon)

    Partners: UN-Habitat and UNICEF Locations: Lebanon, Tripoli Donors: Swiss Cooperation Office El-Qobbeh is a predominantly residential neighbourhood in eastern Tripoli, on the east banks of Abu Ali River. It falls within the jurisdiction of Tripoli Municipality, in...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • United Kingdom, Coventry

    To celebrate UN World Cities Day, the University of Warwick is holding a half-day event to showcase cities research. Besides offering the opportunity to hear more about the wide variety of research being undertaken in the cities...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • Belgium, Brussels

    Co-Creating Open Digital Services for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Local governments are more and more using open data to provide public services to their citizens. However, they lack tools on how to involve citizens, especially older citizens,...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • 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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