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Russian smart city Concept promotes sustainable urban development

Russian smart city Concept promotes sustainable urban development

Kaluga, Russia, 15 March 2019 – UN -Habitat and the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities Sector of the Russian Federation (Minstroy), the Kaluga Region Government, and a non-profit organization Digital economy have jointly convened an international forum on Smart City: Application guide in the Russian city of Kaluga. The […]

Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Nairobi, 20 March 2019— On the last day of the just concluded 4th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), 24 young men and women from the Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Group (MECYG) hosted Precious Plastics, a group of young Kenyans who process plastic waste and turn it into market ready products. Precious […]

UN-Habitat Assembly Booklet

UN-Habitat Assembly Booklet

UN-Habitat is holding its first ever UN-Habitat Assembly bringing together all 193 member states from 27 – 31 May 2019. The Assembly, which meets every four years, will be in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi where UN-Habitat is headquartered. UN agencies, NGOs, regional groups, academics, the private sector, media and partners are […]

UN Environment Assembly hosts inaugural Cities Summit

UN Environment Assembly hosts inaugural Cities Summit

Nairobi, 13 March 2019 – UN-Habitat and UN Environment, together with ICLEI, UCLG and Cities Alliance, co-hosted the first Cities Summit during the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) in Nairobi. Held under the theme Innovation for Livable and sustainable Cities: Multi-level and Integrated Urban Systems, the Cities Summit provided […]

Kenya’s Kisii Town validates Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

Kenya’s Kisii Town validates Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

Kisii, Kenya: The stakeholders in solid waste management in  Kisii town, Kenya, provided inputs to the draft long term strategy for solid waste management in the town. The strategy was prepared UN-Habitat in consultation with Kisii town authorities. The Strategy Document is one of the three outputs under the ongoing […]

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