- Designing public spaces using Minecraft brings refugees and local communities...
- UN Habitat Commits to Implementing the Global Compact on Migration
- Residents, diplomats and UN-Habitat staff join hands to clean up Nairobi
- UN-Habitat Executive Director unveils Youth Declar-Action at the Sustainable...
- Blue economy forum will boost water’s potential
- Op-Ed By Maimunah Mohd Sharif on Sustainable Blue Economy Conference
- UN-Habitat leads Africities session on effective local government planning for...
- Chinese Cities Improving in Global Competitiveness
- Resilient cities, a matter of planning for and with children
- UN-Habitat Executive Director: World Cities Day Message
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Rules of Procedure of the UN-Habitat Assembly
- Posted July 16, 2019
Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance Secretariat
Submission period Friday 7 June, 2019 – Friday 12 July, 2019 Description About GWOPA The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) is a UN-Habitat programme focused on strengthening public water utilities around the world and enhancing collaboration...
- Posted June 14, 2019
Sierra Leone hosts stakeholders meeting on New Urban Agenda and WUF 10
Freetown, 10 June 2019 – As a follow up on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and advocacy, outreach and mobilisation for the World Urban Forum 10, UN-Habitat in collaboration with Ministry for Lands, Housing, and...
- Posted June 13, 2019
First Expert Group Meeting World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization May 7 & 8, 2019, Geneva, Switzerland
The first Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the World Cities Report (WCR) 2020 was held between May 7 and 8, 2019 at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting was made possible by generous support...
- Posted May 30, 2019
1st UN-Habitat Assembly
- Posted May 16, 2019
Highlight-Website Satisfaction Survey
- Posted May 9, 2019
Jabal Mohsen Neighbourhood Profile 2018 (Tripoli, Lebanon)
Neighbourhood profiles are reports containing original spatialized data and analysis, generated within an area-based framework, and synthesized to respond to the evidence needs of sector specialists, multisector practitioners, and local authorities. Data is gathered participatively through field...
- Posted May 8, 2019
- Posted April 5, 2019
Refugees and local residents study, play and live together at Kalobeyei Integrated Refugee Settlement
Kalobeyei, Turkana West, Kenya March 2019 – Two months ago, strong winds blew down the flimsy white tent that Perine Nadai and her children had called home since fleeing fighting in South Sudan two years ago. They...
- Posted April 4, 2019
As the World Water Day is celebrated, access to water and sanitation is still a human right
Nairobi, 22 March 2019 – As the World Water Day is marked today, it is worth noting that billions still lack safe water and sanitation facilities. These people are being left behind for reasons related to their...
- Posted March 22, 2019
Urban Impact March 2019 Edition
Nairobi March 2019 – The latest new-look edition of UN-Habitat’s quarterly newsletter – Urban Impact – is out now. The newsletter presents stories about the UN-Habitat’s work to improve the lives of people living in towns, cities...
- Posted March 15, 2019
UN-Habitat and the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro partner to ensure the poorest of the poor are not left behind
Rio de Janeiro, January 18, 2019 – The City of Rio de Janeiro and UN-Habitat have joined hands to improve living conditions for the poorest of the poor in the largest favelas (slums) of Rio. Implemented in...
- Posted January 21, 2019
UN-Habitat and Kenya’s Makueni county sign pledge to empower youth and improve lives
10 January 2019, Nairobi, Kenya – UN-Habitat and Kenya’s County Government of Makueni have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to empower youth and women, improve planning, provide housing and basic services among other issues. The MoU...
- Posted January 16, 2019
New Year’s Message from United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif
Like a river, 2018 has been washed away and 2019 is here. Like a river, 2018 was turbulent in some parts and tranquil in other parts. I am very happy that we accomplished much in building a...
- Posted January 2, 2019
Designing public spaces using Minecraft brings refugees and local communities together in northern Kenya
Kalobeyei, Turkana, Kenya, December 2018 – A year ago, refugees living in the Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement and local residents joined forces to design public spaces in a project designed to reduce tension in the area. The Kalobeyei...
- Posted December 18, 2018
UN-Habitat’s State of Sri Lankan Cities Report highlights fast growth of provincial capitals
COLOMBO, December 2018 – UN-Habitat in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, launched the State of Sri Lankan Cities – 2018 report, the first ever comprehensive analysis of the country’s nine provincial capital cities, at a...
- Posted December 14, 2018
November 2018 Cities and Climate Change Initiative Bulletin
Articles of this bulletin: UN-Habitat Discusses with Governments and Experts How Best to Address Urban and Human Settlements Issues in National Adaptation Plans Leveraging Participatory Informal Settlements Upgrading for Climate Finance Planners for Climate Action Moving Forward...
- Posted December 11, 2018
UN Habitat Commits to Implementing the Global Compact on Migration
On the back drop of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Migration for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, UN-Habitat contributed to the 5th Mayoral Forum Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development and...
- Posted December 11, 2018
Statement of the Executive Director On the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018
Today marks the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognises, among other things, the universal right to adequate housing. UN-Habitat is mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements for all. In...
- Posted December 10, 2018