All posts by Lynne.Karago

  • UN-Habitat and Myanmar sign MoU to support impoverished communities

    Nay Pyi Taw, November 09, 2016—UN-Habitat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Rural Development (DRD) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of the Government of Myanmar. It is envisioned that by...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Advancing Synergy between Airports and Cities: UN-Habitat and ICAO sign MoU at Habitat III

    Quito, Ecuador, 9 November 2016 ­— UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos and the International Civil Aviation Organization Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote synergy between airports and cities...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat and partners hold a cleaning exercise in Tripoli, Lebanon

    Tripoli, Lebanon 08 November 2016—In collaboration with its partners and area residents, UN-Habitat recently conducted a day-long cleaning campaign event in the neighborhood of Haddadine, Tripoli in Lebanon. In partnership with the Municipality of Tripoli, the Ahal El...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Tripoli City Profile 2016

    UN-Habitat City Profiles are a multi-sectoral spatial tool to improve understanding of vulnerabilities in specifically urban settings and to inform the response. Developed in close collaboration with unions, municipalities, humanitarian partners and other stakeholders, the profiles are...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Migration and the New Urban Agenda

    Quito, 2 November 2016 – UN-Habitat organised an event on migration at Habitat III together with the International Organization For Migration (IOM), the Joint Migration And Development Initiative (JMDI), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • City Prosperity Index (Methodology and Metadata) (قياس ازدهار المدن(المنهجية وبيانات التعريف

      مؤشر ازدهار المدن  , هو بحكم التعريف، مؤشر متعدد الأبعاد ومن ثم، يتحدد ازدهار أي مدينة استناداً إلى مجموعة من العوامل أو الأبعاد المتعلقة بتصورات المدينة المزدهرة. يتكون مؤشر ازدهار المدن من ستة أبعاد والتي تصف...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat Launches Publication on Urban Labs approach at Habitat III

    Quito, Ecuador 01 November 2016— UN-Habitat through its Urban Planning and Design Lab launched its Urban Labs publication to great acclaim in an event at the One UN Pavilion at the Habitat III Conference. The event featured several...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • New Urban Agenda adopted at Habitat III

    21 October 2016 – The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development  has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting the New Urban Agenda – a new framework that that lays out how cities...

    • Posted October 22, 2016
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  • Sustainable Urbanization for Poverty Eradication – Kigali Declaration

    The Kigali Declaration during the 2nd Tripartite Conference ACP/EC/UN-Habitat.

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Pretoria Declaration on Informal Settlements

    Informal settlements are a global urban phenomenon. They exist in urban contexts all over the world, in various forms and typologies, dimensions, locations. While urban informality is more present in cities in developing countries, housing informality and...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme Brochure 2014

    There are one billion slum dwellers worldwide and an additional 3 billion people will need adequate housing by 2050 as population increases and people move to cities and urban centres. In spite of progress made in improving or preventing the formation...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Rabat Declaration

    “Making Slums History A Global Challenge for 2020” We, the participants gathered in Rabat, Morocco, from 26 to 28 November 2012 at the international conference “Making Slums History: a worldwide challenge for 2020”, under the High Patronage...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Making Slums History: A Global Challenge for 2020 International Conference, Rabat: Morocco, 26 – 29 November 2012

    According to UN‐Habitat estimates, between the year 2000 and 2010 a total of 227 million people in developing countries have experienced significant improvements in living conditions. In other words, governments have managed to beat by a multiple...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Report of the Second International Tripartite Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation for Urban Poverty Eradication

    On the 3rd to 6th of September, 2013, the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States, the European Commission, and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) hosted the 2nd International Tripartite Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation for...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Urban Indicators Guidelines

    Urban indicators are regularly collected in a sample of cities worldwide in order to report on progress in the twenty key areas of the Habitat Agenda at the city level. Data collection is conducted through local and...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Young people create Youth DeclarACTION for New Urban Agenda

    Quito, 14 October 2016 – Young people participating at the YoutHab Conference have gathered in Quito, Ecuador, to develop a “DeclarACTION” to seek local authorities’ commitment to youths within the framework of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and strengthen...

    • Posted October 16, 2016
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  • ICAO and UN-Habitat deal to improve airports’ sustainability

    Montréal, 05 October 2016 –The critical contributions made by airports to the sustainable socio-economic development of urban areas (and vice versa) are to be enhanced through a new agreement made by ICAO and UN-Habitat. Initialled at ICAO’s World...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Myanmar celebrates World Habitat Day

    Yangon 5 October 2016– Myanmar celebrated this year’s World Habitat Day, with the government reaffirming its commitment to make affordable housing a priority. UN Habitat representatives joined members of communities from a slum area in Hlaing Tharyar...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Somaliland town’s master plan targets agriculture and bus terminal

    Hargeisa, 5 October 2016–On 20 September 2016, UN-Habitat conducted a technical workshop in Hargeisa, Somaliland, to present and discuss the urban master plan of Gabiley, a small but important agricultural town in Somaliland. The plan is the...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Rapid Planning Studio Workshop Boosts Local Planning Capacity in Turkana

    Eldoret, 04 October 2016 – UN-Habitat organized a two day workshop on urban planning for technical officers from different Ministries and line departments of County Government of Turkana. The workshop took place in Eldoret Town and contributed to...

    • Posted October 3, 2016
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