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Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Youth Waste groups and Private Sector Gather for Training and Partnership

Nairobi, 20 March 2019— On the last day of the just concluded 4th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), 24 young men and women from the Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Group (MECYG) hosted Precious Plastics, a group of young Kenyans who process plastic waste and turn it into market ready products. Precious […]

UN-Habitat Assembly Booklet

UN-Habitat Assembly Booklet

UN-Habitat is holding its first ever UN-Habitat Assembly bringing together all 193 member states from 27 – 31 May 2019. The Assembly, which meets every four years, will be in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi where UN-Habitat is headquartered. UN agencies, NGOs, regional groups, academics, the private sector, media and partners are […]

UN Environment Assembly hosts inaugural Cities Summit

UN Environment Assembly hosts inaugural Cities Summit

Nairobi, 13 March 2019 – UN-Habitat and UN Environment, together with ICLEI, UCLG and Cities Alliance, co-hosted the first Cities Summit during the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) in Nairobi. Held under the theme Innovation for Livable and sustainable Cities: Multi-level and Integrated Urban Systems, the Cities Summit provided […]

Kenya’s Kisii Town validates Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

Kenya’s Kisii Town validates Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy

Kisii, Kenya: The stakeholders in solid waste management in  Kisii town, Kenya, provided inputs to the draft long term strategy for solid waste management in the town. The strategy was prepared UN-Habitat in consultation with Kisii town authorities. The Strategy Document is one of the three outputs under the ongoing […]

UN-Habitat supports the spread of youth resource centres across East Africa

UN-Habitat supports the spread of youth resource centres across East Africa

February 2019 – The UN-Habitat Executive Director has praised the One Stop Youth Resource Centres, spaces created by UN-Habitat, local government and youth during a busy month for the Centres. The first One Stop was opened on International Youth Day, August 12, 2002, in Nairobi, Kenya and was quickly followed […]

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