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    • Dates set for UN-Habitat’s Governing Council

      Nairobi, 14 February 2017 – The Executive Director of UN-Habitat has issued a statement confirming that the majority of Governing Council members have agreed that the twenty-sixth Governing Council will be celebrated in Nairobi from 8 to...

      • Posted February 15, 2017
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    • Training and Policy Dialogue on Developing a National Urban Policy for Liberia

      Monrovia, 14 February 2017 – The critical contributions a National Urban Policy could bring to safeguard Liberia’s sustainable urbanization was deliberated during two workshops in the country’s capital city Monrovia. Co-organized with Cities Alliance and the Ministry...

      • Posted February 14, 2017
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    • Bridging the gap between national governments, partners, UN for SDG 11

      Naivasha, 14 February 2017 – UN-Habitat’s first technical meeting on human settlements indicators for SDGs opened today with more than 50 participants from the Kenya national government, national statistics agency, the private sector, academic institutions, non-profit organizations...

      • Posted February 14, 2017
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    • Deputy Executive Director says UN-Habitat to localise global research work in refugee project

      Kalobeyei, 13 February 2014– On a mission to the Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement Development Programme (KSEDP), UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira announced that the agency would bring together policy and research work from a global...

      • Posted February 14, 2017
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    • The Role of Housing Finance in Making the New Urban Agenda a Reality in Africa

      Nairobi, 13 February 2017– During a working meeting held at UN-Habitat headquarters recently, the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) presented the key findings of its 2016 Yearbook on Housing Finance in Africa. CAHF Executive...

      • Posted February 13, 2017
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    • Mozambique to host DiMSUR, an initiative facilitated by UN-Habitat

      Maputo, 8 February 2017– The Sub-Regional Technical Centre for Disaster Risk Management, Sustainability and Urban Resilience (DiMSUR) is one step closer to become a strong institution in Southern Africa after Mozambican Cabinet approved the proposal to host...

      • Posted February 13, 2017
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    • UN-Habitat for the redevelopment of Kabul Riverfront

      Kabul 6 February 2017 – UN-Habitat will support the redevelopment of the Kabul riverfront in the historic core of the city. UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design Lab together with UN-Habitat’s Afghanistan Country Office presented last week the...

      • Posted February 7, 2017
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    • UN-Habitat and partners hold workshop on spaces

      Ha Noi, 30 January 2017 – Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee, in association with UN-Habitat, Korea Foundation and Ha Noi Institute of Socio-Economic Development Studies (HISEDS) recently organised an international workshop entitled Smart and Innovative Solution for...

      • Posted January 30, 2017
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    • UN-Habitat to partner with Cape Verde for sustainable communities

      Praia 27 January 2017—UN-Habitat is keen to work together with the government of Cape Verde to build stronger communities, the Director of the Regional Office for Africa, Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka has said. The director visited Cape Verde to...

      • Posted January 27, 2017
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    • UN-Habitat launches Human Development Initiative Project

      Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 26 January 2017 – UN-Habitat officially launched the ‘Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka (HDI)’ project in Nuwara Eliya district with the participation of key...

      • Posted January 26, 2017
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