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UN-Habitat is inviting cities to express their interest in hosting the Global Observance of World Cities Day for 2023 and for 2024.

World Cities Day was established on 27 December 2013 by General Assembly resolution A/RES/68/239, in which the General Assembly “decides to designate 31 October, beginning in 2014, as World Cities Day, invites States, the United Nations system, in particular UN-Habitat,…

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Background 

UN-Habitat is inviting cities to express their interest in hosting the Global Observance of World Habitat Day for 2023 and for 2024.

World Habitat Day was established in 1985 by General Assembly resolution 40/202 and first celebrated in 1986. The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is celebrated on the…

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About African Clean Cities Platform

Africa has with 3.5% the highest urbanization rate in the world. It is one major reason why municipal solid waste management has become a big challenge for many cities in the region; low-income cities in Africa are expected to double their municipal solid waste generation within the next 15-20 years. To address this ever-increasing waste issue, the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP) was established in 2017 in Maputo, Mozambique,…

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