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    • Time to Think Urban UN-Habitat Vision on Urbanisation

      UN-Habitat’s vision of urbanization encompasses all levels of human settlements, including small rural communities, villages, market towns, intermediate cities and large cities and metropolises, i.e. wherever a stable community is continuously located and there are housing units...

      • Posted March 12, 2014
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    • The relevance of street patterns and public space in urban areas

      UN-Habitat has carried out, through affordable geographic information systems, an estimation of the public space allocated to the street in different cities of the world to focus attention to the need for better spatial planning that gives...

      • Posted March 12, 2014
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    • Women and Urban Energy- International Women’s Day

      On International Women’s Day, UN-Habitat highlights the important role played by women and girls in urban energy issues and renews our commitment to strengthen and expand our efforts to bring access of modern energy to women. Sustainable...

      • Posted March 8, 2014
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    • Nairobi project

      Nairobi project

      • Posted March 5, 2014
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    • Urban youth mentorship programme underway

      Successful applicants to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme(UN-Habitat_ youth mentorship programme, launched in the beginning of the year, have been paired with their respective mentors and begun their discussions. The aim of the youth mentorship programme...

      • Posted March 4, 2014
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    • World Urban Campaign

      The World Urban Campaign is the advocacy and partnership platform for citie in the twenty first century.The World Urban Campaign is the advocacy and partnership platform for citie in the twenty first century.The World Urban Campaign is...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • Human Settlements

      Global Report on Human Settlements: Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenge. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world.

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • Urban Topic of the Month

      Urban Mobility: The purpose of “transportation” and “mobility” is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods.Urban Mobility: The purpose of “transportation” and “mobility” is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods.Urban Mobility: The purpose of “transportation”...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • Zambia hosts conference on youth empowerment

      Over 60 particpants from 12 African countries converged in Livingstone, Zambia for a high level youth consultative conference. The conference is a first of series of discussions that will be held in all the regions of Africa...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • ARCADIS and UN-Habitat extend partnership to improve urban quality of life

      ARCADIS, a leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, and UN-Habitat, the United Nations Agency for Human Settlements, have announced today to extend their collaboration for another two years until the end of 2015. The...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • What Does “Home” Mean To You?

      UN-Habitat has launched a photo and video competition asking young people to show what “home” really means to them. The competition which was launched on International Youth Day and ends on 30 September 2013, asks the contestants...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • Positively Influencing Life In The Slums

      Raphael grew up in Korogocho, a sprawling urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya where he has co-founded vibrant community youth led initiatives. Raphael, 32 is the external adviser and a member of the UN Habitat’s Youth Advisory Board,...

      • Posted January 27, 2014
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    • Partnership towards Energy Efficiency buildings in East Africa

      UN-Habitat has partnered with an East African organisation to promote academic capacity building and knowledge transfer for energy access, efficiency and low-carbon technologies in the field of sustainable housing. The partnership to be executed through the Promoting...

      • Posted December 19, 2013
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    • Positively influencing life in the slums

      Raphael Obonyo’s story is one of a dogged determination that has seen him fight all odds to be an influential youth leader. Raphael grew up in Korogocho, a sprawling urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya where he has...

      • Posted September 4, 2013
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    • UN-Habitat signs an agreement with a Nigerian state

        Nairobi, 21 Aug 13 – UN-Habitat Mr. Oyeyinka Oyebanji with Kogi State Deputy Governor Mr. Yomi Awoniyi during the signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Nairobi, Kenya 2013 © Julius Mwelu/UN-Habitat   UN-Habitat and Kogi State...

      • Posted September 4, 2013
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    • UN-Habitat calls for more participation in slum upgrading plans

        Nairobi, Kenya, 29 Aug 13 – Muungano, Nguvu yetu! Workshop participants during a field trip to Kambi Moto Nairobi’s Huruma area where a participatory slum upgrading project is on-going. Photo : UN-Habitat/ Ivy Mutisya UN-Habitat has...

      • Posted September 4, 2013
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    • Kigali hosts meeting on energy efficiency

      The city of Kigali in Rwanda two months ago hosted a regional workshop on energy efficiency in building codes. The three days meeting passed a declaration on mainstreaming energy efficiency in codes, policies and building regulations. During...

      • Posted June 17, 2013
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