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  • Mauritania hosts High-Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda

    Nouakchott, 3 April 2019— High-Level Meeting was recently hosted by the Ministry of Habitat, Urbanism and Territorial Management in Nouakchott marked an important step in the policy making process related to the implementation of the New Urban...

    • Posted April 2, 2019
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  • UN-Habitat and Egypt hold smart cities conference

    Zamalek, Egypt, 29 March 2019—UN-Habitat and Egypt held a two-day conference on March 24 and 25 bringing together over 120 experts. “In order to be smart, cities need to be sustainable and inclusive”. This is one of...

    • Posted April 1, 2019
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  • Improved housing doubles in Sub-Saharan Africa

    London 29 March 2019—A new study led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London and Malaria Atlas Project, University of Oxford has revealed that improved housing had doubled on the African continent...

    • Posted March 29, 2019
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  • UN-Habitat and Egypt hold smart cities conference

    Zamalek, Egypt, 29 March 2019—UN-Habitat and Egypt held a two-day conference on March 24 and 25 bringing together over 120 experts. “In order to be smart, cities need to be sustainable and inclusive”. This is one of...

    • Posted March 29, 2019
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  • Apply now for the 9th Annual Shelter Academy on Climate Adaptation and Mitigation: 2-6 September 2019 in the Netherlands

    Decision-makers, senior managers, and senior government officials and partners of UN Habitat are invited to apply for the 9th Shelter Academy organized by Arcadis and UN Habitat. This year’s Shelter Academy will take place between the 2...

    • Posted March 29, 2019
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  • Training for city leaders

    Apply now to the Singapore – UN-HABITAT international capacity building programme: 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore Singapore and UN-HABITAT is organizing the 3rd edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for Africa which will take...

    • Posted March 29, 2019
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  • UN-Habitat hands over three new urban settlements to vulnerable Iraqi returnees in post-conflict areas

    Anbar, Iraq 26 March 2019 – UN-Habitat handed over a total of 286 durable core houses in Ramadi, Fallujah and Karma in the Anbar Governorate constructed under the Gender-Sensitive Durable Shelter Support for Internally Displaced Persons in...

    • Posted March 28, 2019
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  • Global campaign to advance digital rights targets 100 cities in 100 days

    NAIROBI, 28 March 2019: – The internet and other digital technologies can drive sustained and inclusive economic growth, social and cultural development, and environmental protection and promote sustainable accelerated achievement of SDG 11 – making cities and...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • UN-Habitat and city of Mannheim convene global dialogue on private sector engagement for sustainable urban development

    Mannheim, Germany – 26 March 2019 – The Global Strategic Dialogue Series held its first session, convened jointly by the City of Mannheim and UN-Habitat. Focusing on the role of private sector in advancing the 2030 Agenda,...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Making commuting easier

    Nairobi, 26 March 2019- UN-Habitat in partnership with the United Nations Office Nairobi, UN Environment, Nairobi City County and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy  (ITDP) and Critical Mass Nairobi  last week launched the first ever...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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