UN-Habitat is inviting Member States to nominate a maximum of two experts per country to form an Expert Working Group (EWG) that will support the development of ‘International Guidelines on People Centered Smart Cities’. This request follows the approval by Member States at the UN-Habitat Assembly of the Resolution HSP/HA.2/L.4, mandating UN-Habitat to develop international guidelines.
Member States are invited to identify experts in the areas specified in the Terms of Reference below…Read more
UN-Habitat is inviting Member States, national and local governments, academia and other entities to express their interest in hosting one of the three Expert Group Meetings and two Regional Consultation Meetings taking place between 2023 and early 2025.
As requested by Member States in the Resolution HSP/HA.2/L.4 on international guidelines on people-centered smart cities1, adopted at the Second Session of the United Nations Habitat Assembly in 2023, UN-…Read more
Size of grant: US$ 70,000
Purpose of CFP:
Engage the Implementing Partner (IP) to establish an innovative space for learning and working in the public library at Nawfal Palace, Tripoli. The IP is required to submit a proposal covering all aspects of the project to ensure a complete library suite and…Read more
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations General Assembly designated coordinating agency for sustainable urban development and human settlements activities within the UN system. UN-Habitat is responsible for the advancement of socially and environmentally sustainable towns, cities, and human settlements. UN-Habitat vision is to enhance the quality of life for all in an increasingly urbanizing world.
UN-Habitat works in collaboration with…Read more
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,…Read more
- Introduction / Background
GWOPA is the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance with its Secretariat led by UN-Habitat and hosted in Bonn, Germany. GWOPA leads the global movement for Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs). These peer-support partnerships between water and sanitation service providers work by harnessing the skills, knowledge, and goodwill within a strong utility to build the capacity and improve the…Read more
Welcome to the Junior Professional Officer Programme
The Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme provides young professionals with hands-on experience in the international arena. JPOs are professional level staff, financed by their respective governments, normally for a period of two to three years. Applications for JPO positions is made by nationals through their respective governments. JPOs have the status of international civil servants and are subject to the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules.
The main objective of the JPO Programme is to support the implementation of UN-Habitat's mission, which is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.