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  • Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development Discussion paper published

    29 September 2015 – UN-Habitat and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) are happy to announce the release of the joint study “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development”. Against the background of rapid urbanization, the face...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

    This joint publication “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” is the product of a close cooperation between GIZ and UN-Habitat. Against the background of rapid urbanization, new forms of power relations between the different levels of government...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Partners hold vital training for land dispute tribunals in Somaliland

    Hargeisa 29 September 2015– As part of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance and Decentralized Service Delivery, the Ministry of Interior of Somaliland, UN-Habitat, and Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) hosted the first training for the Somaliland...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and FUPOL close pilot project

    Mtwapa, Kenya 28 September 2015– UN-Habitat and its partner Future Policy Modeling (FUPOL) are at the closing stages of a ground breaking pilot project in Kenya’s Kilifi County at the coast. UN-Habitat entered into a partnership with...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat hosts workshop to review planning curricula in Kenya

    Naivasha, Kenya, 25 September 2015– UN-Habitat through the Support to the Sustainable Urban Development Sector in Kenya Project (2012-2015) is supporting Urban Planning schools in Kenya to improve the quality of planning education. The support to planning...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Community Information Center formally opened in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district

    Sindhupalchowk , Nepal 25 September 2015– The Community Information Center (CIC) was officially opened to the public last week at Sipapokhare Village Development Committee (VDC) of Sindhupalchowk district, some 66 kilometers from Kathmandu. One more such CIC...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Iraqi officials attend workshop on solutions for informal settlements

    Baghdad, 22 September 2015 – Some 50 officials drawn from the government and local authorities on Sunday participated in a seminar on the“Legal and Financial Frameworks to Address Solutions for Informal Settlements and Displacement Areas” The seminar was...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani launches State of Afghan Cities 2015

    Kabul 22 September 2015—President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday launched the ‘State of Afghan Cities 2015’ report which presents the first-ever comprehensive and reliable assessment of Afghanistan’s 34 Provincial Capital Cities....

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and Urban Renewal Organization hold first training workshop

    Tehran, 22 September 2015 – UN-Habitat Tehran office has held its first training workshop on “Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement and Disaster Risk Management -Built Environment” with Urban Renewal Organisation (URO), Tehran Municipality, for the professional and mid-level...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Latin America is preparing for COP 21

    Bogota, 21 September 2015– Environmentalists, government and NGO officials gathered in Bogota, Colombia between 20 and 23 September for the Latin American summit, as part of preparations for the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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