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Sri Lankan plantation workers benefit from Government of India funded housing

Sri Lankan plantation workers benefit from Government of India funded housing

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 12 August 2018: One hundred and fifty eight families in Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka were full of joy earlier in the week when they received documents of ownership to their new houses from the the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. This was the first set […]

It’s a festival at UN complex as youth day is marked

It’s a festival at UN complex as youth day is marked

Nairobi, 10 August 2018 – A festive mood engulfed the usually staid United Nations complex in Nairobi when hundreds of young people, partners, top Kenyan government officials as well as UN employees gathered to celebrate this year’s International Youth Day. The Friday event was the climax of events held in […]

Asian-Pacific City Summit discuss sustainability

Asian-Pacific City Summit discuss sustainability

Fukuoka 9 August 2018, Fukuoka – Thirty-two city leaders from 16 countries recently gathered for the 12th Asian-Pacific City Summit to discuss “sustainable cities and communities” addressing SDG11.  The summit was co-organized by Fukuoka City and UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) on 1 – 3 August […]

Mr. Victor Kisob of Cameroon – Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Mr. Victor Kisob of Cameroon – Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Victor Kisob of Cameroon as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). He succeeds Aisa Kirabo Kacyira of Rwanda, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. […]

UN-Habitat Supports Kenya Government’s Big Four Development Agenda

UN-Habitat Supports Kenya Government’s Big Four Development Agenda

Nairobi, 24 July 2018 – Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works Hon. James Macharia and Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat Mme. Maimunah Mohd Sharif have jointly launched the UN-Habitat Country Programme Document for Kenya 2018-2021 in Nairobi. Thanking sector stakeholders involved in formulation of the […]

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