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Surabaya to Host Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing the New Urban Agenda

Surabaya to Host Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing the New Urban Agenda

Nairobi, 15 October 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Directorate General of Human Settlement, Ministry of Public Works and Housing will conduct a capacity building workshop for high-level officials in Indonesian cities to support development of human and institutional capacity to implement the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 11 […]

Stakeholders Endorse Proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility for Kajiado County

Stakeholders Endorse Proposed Integrated Waste Management Facility for Kajiado County

Nairobi, 11 October 2018 – A stakeholder workshop convened jointly by UN-Habitat and the Government of Kenya has validated findings of the environmental and social impact assessment of closing the Ngong dumpsite and commissioning the new Kajiado Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (KISWAM) facility. Key stakeholders in the project include the […]

UN Habitat leads discussions on creating opportunities for urban youth at Kigali Summit

UN Habitat leads discussions on creating opportunities for urban youth at Kigali Summit

Kigali, Rwanda, 11 October 2018 –Drawing from its vast experience in working with urban youth globally, UN-Habitat shared lessons learnt at the African Youth Conneckt Urban Session 2018. Over 5,000 participants attended the inaugural UN-Habitat Urban Youth Connekt Session at the Youth Connekt Summit to share ideas on enhancing innovation, […]

UH-Habitat supports local teams to clean up as part of transformation of slum villages

UH-Habitat supports local teams to clean up as part of transformation of slum villages

Mtwapa, Kenya 10 October 2018 – “Someone has got to clear the mess,” laughs Mwanatumu Omar, energetically manoeuvring her wheelbarrow and gardening tools through the narrow alley between two mud huts. The last heavy downpour was just a few days ago. It flooded parts of the slum village and washed […]

Kenya’s President and UN-Habitat join Nairobi residents in monthly clean-up

Kenya’s President and UN-Habitat join Nairobi residents in monthly clean-up

Nairobi 8 October 2018 – Following the launch of UN-Habitat’s new campaign to reduce the amount of global waste, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya joined Nairobi’s Governor Mr. Mike Mbuvi Sonko, the Executive Director of UN-Environment Mr. Erik Solheim and UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Mr. Victor Kisob to clean up […]

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