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  • Revitalizing Nairobi’s railways

    Nairobi, 3 May 2017 – As part of UN-Habitat’s support in the development of a sustainable approach to redevelop the current railway station area in Nairobi – just south of the Central Business District, UN-Habitat hosted a...

    • Posted May 5, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat endorses Bellagio communique

    Bellagio, Italy 28 April 2017—Early this year, the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town asked partners including UN-Agencies such as UNECA, WPF and UN-Habitat to participate in a meeting for considering potential impacts...

    • Posted April 28, 2017
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  • Brussels hosts Expert Group Meeting on SDG indicators

    Brussels 27 April 2017– The “Expert Group Meeting on Geospatial Definitions for Human Settlements Indicators of the SDGs” organized by UN-Habitat brings together leading experts on the detection of built-up areas and on the identification and classification...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • Partners discuss the implementation of the New Urban Agenda through National Urban Policies in Viet Nam

    Ha Noi, 26 April 2017— UN Habitat, OECD and the Viet Nam’s Ministry of Construction recently held a one day Policy Dialogue on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda through National Urban Policies. The event that...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat showcases its work at the World Assembly of Islamic Cities

    Qazvin, Iran, 26 April 2017—At the latest World Assembly of Islamic Cities UN-Habitat had the opportunity to brief the delegates present on some of the work it is engaged in globally. The World Assembly of Islamic Cities...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat hosts Urban Thinkers Campus on public space

    Nairobi, 25 April 2017–UN-Habitat, Placemakers, the Project for Public Spaces and the International New Town Institute are organising an Urban Thinkers Campus event on the topic of the ‘city we need’ and its relationhip to safe, inclusive...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • A plan for adequate and green housing for India’s urban poor

    Urban India is currently facing a wide gap between the demand and supply of housing, not only in terms of quantity but also in terms of quality. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) currently estimates the...

    • Posted April 21, 2017
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  • Plan International launch ‘Safer Cities for Girls’ programme  

    19 April, Nairobi – Plan International recently launched their programme ‘Safer Cities for Girls’ in Kenya with the help of UN-Habitat. The programme launch started with a one-week workshop with community leaders, all young men and women...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Promoting green urban space and historic neighborhoods in Chengdu, China

    Chengdu, 13 April 2017 – UN-Habitat and UN-Environment, in collaboration with the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, have started working on an assessment of the development plans for the city’s Greenbelt and Shaocheng District. The experts of both...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Validation of the draft Spatial Plan for Kalobeyei Settlement underway

    Turkana – 12 April 2017. In 2016 UN-Habitat, supported by the Japanese government, began working on developing a Local Advisory Spatial Plan for the new KALOBEYEI Settlement. This was in close collaboration with UNHCR, Ministry of Land, Shelter...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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