All posts by Lynne.Karago

  • Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to the world – Somik Lall

    “Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to the World” demonstrates how urban policy plays a central role in making Africa’s cities economically competitive MP3 AUDIO: Somik Lall – Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to the world SYNOPSIS Issues which the lecture...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Competitive Cities for jobs and growth: What, Who and How – Sameh Wahba

    This lecture aims to introduce how cities can successfully introduce and harness levers to improve their competitiveness, facilitating firm and industry growth to create jobs, raise productivity and increase incomes. MP3 AUDIO: Sameh Wahba – Competitive Cities...

    • Posted June 13, 2017
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  • Experts Reach Important Consensus on critical ‘Land Indicator’

    Washington 13 June 2017–  A group of statisticians and land property rights experts recently met at the World Bank offices in Washington D.C., with the objective of developing the preparatory requirements for supporting the reclassification of the Sustainable...

    • Posted June 13, 2017
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  • The role of urban law in the New Urban Agenda – Thomas Coggin

    This lecture will introduce listeners to the role of law (including legislation, rights, and jurisprudence) in influencing our lives in cities, focusing primarily on its benefits, but also how it can marginalize people. MP3  AUDIO: Thomas Coggin – The...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Networking City Leadership – Michele Acuto

    With mounting globalisation, sprawling city-to-city connections, and an increasing role in global governance, it is critical for city leaders to understand and strategically orient their networking activities to open up the horizons of urban policy. Michele Acuto...

    • Posted May 30, 2017
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  • “Cities and the New Climate Economy: The Role of Urban Form and Transport” – Philipp Rode

    Philipp Rode in this lecture presents the findings of the cities research programme of the Commission’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project which LSE Cities is co-leading. The overall aim of NCE is to provide independent and authoritative...

    • Posted May 23, 2017
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  • “Coproducing for sustainable cities” – Diana Mitlin

    Diana Mitlin from University of Manchester in this lecture argue that coproduction is an essential component of an inclusive urban agenda MP3 AUDIO: Diana Mitlin – Coproducing for sustainable cities SYNOPSIS Issues which the lecture addresses The...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • National Sample of Cities

    A MODEL APPROACH TO MONITORING AND REPORTING PERFORMANCE OF CITIES AT NATIONAL LEVELS National Governments and statistical offices recognize that it is a major challenge to study each city in a given country to monitor national trends...

    • Posted May 4, 2017
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  • Brussels hosts Expert Group Meeting on SDG indicators

    Brussels 27 April 2017– The “Expert Group Meeting on Geospatial Definitions for Human Settlements Indicators of the SDGs” organized by UN-Habitat brings together leading experts on the detection of built-up areas and on the identification and classification...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat in the Somali Region Newsletter: July – December 2016

    In this issue: Market rehabilitation • Mogadishu Shaqeyso Training Programme • Training Puntland’s new local councils • Mogadishu Strategic Spatial Plan • Staff collaboration • Habitat III municipal finance presentation • Infrastructure planning • Diaspora and donor...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat for the redevelopment of Kabul Riverfront

    Kabul 6 February 2017 – UN-Habitat will support the redevelopment of the Kabul riverfront in the historic core of the city. UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design Lab together with UN-Habitat’s Afghanistan Country Office presented last week the...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI): Sustainable Transport for East African Cities Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Call for Expressions of Interest for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Sustainable Transport for East African Cities Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Date first published: 7 February 2017 Deadline for submissions of...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • Politics and Participation in a Changing Environmental Context

    by Isabel Wetzel and Junnan Mu. “Social animals like bees and ants build their habitat by instincts but humans don’t build their cities by instincts, but through political relationships with different stakeholders.” -Dr. Joan Clos In the...

    • Posted February 6, 2017
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  • The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN-Mwanza) Project: Mobilization and Institutional Facilitation of Sanitation (UN-Habitat)

    European Investment Bank (EIB) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have partnered together with the Government of Tanzania and UN-Habitat in implementing a project dubbed “The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN-Mwanza) Project: Mobilization and Institutional Facilitation...

    • Posted February 6, 2017
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  • EoI: Towards an Integrated Transport System: Demonstration Bus Rapid Transit Corridors in Cairo, Egypt

    Call for Expressions of Interest for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Towards an Integrated Transport System: Demonstration Bus Rapid Transit Corridors in Cairo, Egypt Date first published: 30 January 2017 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 20 February 2017...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat and partners hold workshop on spaces

    Ha Noi, 30 January 2017 – Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee, in association with UN-Habitat, Korea Foundation and Ha Noi Institute of Socio-Economic Development Studies (HISEDS) recently organised an international workshop entitled Smart and Innovative Solution for...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat to partner with Cape Verde for sustainable communities

    Praia 27 January 2017—UN-Habitat is keen to work together with the government of Cape Verde to build stronger communities, the Director of the Regional Office for Africa, Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka has said. The director visited Cape Verde to...

    • Posted January 27, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat launches Human Development Initiative Project

    Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 26 January 2017 – UN-Habitat officially launched the ‘Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka (HDI)’ project in Nuwara Eliya district with the participation of key...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • Turkana County representatives in consultative meeting with UN-Habitat

    Kalobeyei, 26 January 2017– Four delegates from the Turkana county executive recently had a consultative meeting with representatives from UN-Habitat over three projects being implemented in Kalobeyei Town in Turkana west Sub-County. Kalobeyei is the ward hosting...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Partners in Asia Pacific Debate

    Bangkok 23 January 2017 – Partners from around Asia and the Pacific met in the Thai capital to share and discuss ways in which to implement the New Urban Agenda in the region. More than 60 participants...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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