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Sierra Leone hosts stakeholders meeting on New Urban Agenda and WUF 10

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 Environment (MLEH) recently organised a National Urban Breakfast and Dialogue in Freetown. The […]

High level panel: Partnerships are key to creating innovative, inclusive cities

High level panel: Partnerships are key to creating innovative, inclusive cities

NAIROBI 29 May 2019 – Two Presidents and two Prime Ministers shared ideas on Innovation in cities in front of a packed audience at the first UN-Habitat Assembly. The High Level panel featured President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan, Prime Minister Josai Vorege Bainimarama […]

First UN-Habitat Assembly opens in Nairobi and elects President

First UN-Habitat Assembly opens in Nairobi and elects President

NAIROBI, 27 May 2019 – The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, formally opened the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the United Nations Office at Nairobi. Guests at the colourful opening ceremony included ministers and high-level Member States representatives, governors, mayors, representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations, academics and business leaders. […]

President of Kenya opens first UN-Habitat Assembly

President of Kenya opens first UN-Habitat Assembly

NAIROBI, 27 May 2019 – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta formally opened the first UN-Habitat Assembly in front of a packed audience at the United Nations Office in Nairobi. With over 3,000 delegates confirmed to attend the five day event, the guests at the colourful opening ceremony included representatives of Member […]

Delegates at UN-Habitat’s second Youth Blue Economy Conference call for action on jobs

Delegates at UN-Habitat’s second Youth Blue Economy Conference call for action on jobs

NAIROBI, 23 May 2019 – Over 250 youth met with representatives of the private sector, government and the UN to explore ways to boost young people’s employment in the Blue Economy at the second conference on Youth and the Blue Economy. The youth at the two-day conference, entitled Pathways to the […]

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