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Young Somalis find work through UN-Habitat job fairs

Young Somalis find work through UN-Habitat job fairs

Berbera, Bosaso and Mogadishu, May 2019, Berbera, Bosaso and Mogadishu –  Over 100 young men and women secured employment during job fairs organized by UN-Habitat’s Youth Employment Somalia (YES) programme in  Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, Berbera in Somaliland and Bosaso in Puntland. Speaking during the launch in Bosaso, the city’s deputy […]

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme-UN-HABITAT is gearing towards hosting the first ever assembly in Nairobi from 27-31 May 2019.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme-UN-HABITAT is gearing towards hosting the first ever assembly in Nairobi from 27-31 May 2019.

This even as statistics indicate that 34 percent of Kenyan population live in urban areas with a 5 per cent growth per annum. The UN-habitat further indicates that 6.4 million Kenyans live in urban slums with the year 2050 projected as a period in which 50% Kenyans will be living […]

Ms. Sharif meets Kenya’s top editors, roots for UN Habitat Assembly

Ms. Sharif meets Kenya’s top editors, roots for UN Habitat Assembly

Nairobi, 2 May 2019—UN-Habitat Executive Director Ms. Maimunnah Moh’d Sharif this week met with members of the Kenya Editors’ Guild and drummed up support for the forthcoming UN Habitat Assembly holding in Nairobi between 27 to 31 May 2019. Ms. Sharif held a fruitful debate with the editors in a […]

UN-Habitat Executive Director signs MoU in Beijing

UN-Habitat Executive Director signs MoU in Beijing

Beijing 2 May 2019—On her official mission to China, UN-Habitat Executive Director Ms. Maimunnah Mohd Sharif had high level engagements with senior Chinese officials including the signing of an MoU with Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO). The ceremony was a side event during the second Belt and […]

Urban October Report 2018

Urban October Report 2018

2018 was the most successful Urban October on record with over 60 countries celebrating with events from the start on World Habitat Day (which fell on 1 October) to the end on World Cities Day on 31 October. UN-Habitat has put together this overview reporting on how UN-Habitat and other […]

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