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  • UN-Habitat calls for more participation in slum upgrading plans

      Nairobi, Kenya, 29 Aug 13 – Muungano, Nguvu yetu! Workshop participants during a field trip to Kambi Moto Nairobi’s Huruma area where a participatory slum upgrading project is on-going. Photo : UN-Habitat/ Ivy Mutisya UN-Habitat has...

    • Posted September 4, 2013
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  • East and Central African ministers agree on a roadmap for the Lake Tanganyika Programme

    Ministers and Permanent Secretaries of five East African Nations met last week to discuss an initiative to improve the water, sanitation and environmental conditions in the Lake Tanganyika Region. The meeting, convened by the East African Community...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • UN-Habitat trains East African youth on energy efficiency

    Some 30 young people drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda gathered in Karen, Nairobi, last week for a training organized by UN-Habitat called ‘Hands-on training course on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies for Youth Empowerment’. The...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • United Nations feted for work in Tanzania

    The 37th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) ended on Sunday bringing to a close an event which brought together local and international organizations and companies to showcase their products as well as services. UN-Habitat as...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Mekong Region Governments Commit to Water Programme

    The governments of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam have signed a declaration supporting the scaling up of the UN-Habitat’s Mekong Region Water and Sanitation (MEK-WATSAN) Initiative. The...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Kigali hosts meeting on energy efficiency

    The city of Kigali in Rwanda two months ago hosted a regional workshop on energy efficiency in building codes. The three days meeting passed a declaration on mainstreaming energy efficiency in codes, policies and building regulations. During...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • Kigali hosts meeting on energy efficiency

    The city of Kigali in Rwanda two months ago hosted a regional workshop on energy efficiency in building codes. The three days meeting passed a declaration on mainstreaming energy efficiency in codes, policies and building regulations. During...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • UN-Habitat joins forces with International Tunnelling Association

    UN-Habitat and the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their collaboration in urban drainage management. The MOU was signed by the Executive Director of the association, Mr. Olivier Vion,...

    • Posted June 8, 2013
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  • UN-Habitat and UNIDO to promote cleaner urban industries and technologies

    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will work closely to promote cleaner urban industries and technologies, as well as sustainable human settlements for the poor and low-income people....

    • Posted May 29, 2013
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  • Gender mainstreaming a priority for UN-Habitat

    UN-Habitat and several key stakeholders recently held a five day meeting on gender mainstreaming and capacity building workshop in Kisumu, Kenya. The meeting brought together UN-Women, Association of Local Government Authorities of Kenya, Joint Programme on Gender...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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