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  • Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System closing event

    Tunis – International partners joined efforts with the United Nations system in Libya to support and boost their Libyan counterparts’ capacity to design, develop and implement social policies including a stronger community participation in the framework of efforts...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Urban Debate Opens: Hearing the Future of Cities Speak

    Two debate tournaments read the youth’s pulse on compelling urban issues in the Philippines—from climate change and equitable urbanization to recovery from armed conflict On October 28, UN-Habitat Philippines rounded out Urban October with the conduct of...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Making Cities Resilient Campaign signatories pledge to accelerate efforts during Committee meeting at start of Barcelona Resilience Week.

    Barcelona, Spain, 12 November 2018 – Members of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign agreed to step up their efforts during the Committee Meeting hosted by the chair, UN-Habitat, at the start of Barcelona Resilience Week 2018. More...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Resilient Homes Challenge

    Nairobi, November 9, 2018 – UN-Habitat has recently joined the World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)) for a global crowd-solving challenge for designs of Resilient Homes. The goal...

    • Posted November 9, 2018
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  • Innovative App improves sustainability of housing projects.

    NAIROBI, November 7, 2018 – UN-Habitat and the One Planet Network have developed an innovative way to improve sustainability of new housing projects and make green housing affordable. The SHERPA App helps users to overcome social, economic,...

    • Posted November 9, 2018
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  • Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) two years on

    November 2018  – The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) was established by the German Government, has just celebrated its second birthday. Since its launch in October 2016 at the Habitat III conference in Quito, TUMI has trained...

    • Posted November 9, 2018
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  • Professional challenged to design low-cost resilient and sustainable housing units.

    Nairobi, November 7, 2018 – Poor design, low quality of construction, exclusion from central planning processes, and inadequate access to basic services expose many city residents to serious environmental and health hazards. Over the last 10 years...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Webinar on ‘Planning the cycling city’

    Join a webinar discussion on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Action: Planning the cycling city led by UN-Habitat and Despacio, Bogotá, Colombia on Tuesday 6 November 2018 from13:00 to 15:00 UTC. The Urban Pathways Project , launched in...

    • Posted November 6, 2018
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  • Key actors gather to foster implementation of Myanmar’s national climate change policy

    Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 2018– – Over 150 participants, ranging from government officials across ministries and from Myanmar’s States and Regions to representatives from academia, private sector, civil society and development partners, gathered in Nay Pyi...

    • Posted November 5, 2018
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  • International delegates celebrate World Cities Day in Liverpool

    Liverpool, UK 31 October 2018 –  World Cities Day was marked by an unprecedented 70 cities globally this year with the main event co-hosted in the British city of Liverpool by the local council, UN-Habitat and the...

    • Posted November 5, 2018
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