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  • Sri Lanka formulates National Habitat III Report

    Colombo, 1 July 2014: Fifty high level delegates from Government Ministries and partner agencies came together at a workshop held in Colombo Tuesday last week to formulate the National Habitat III Report. The workshop was convened by the...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Indonesia renews commitment to sustainable urbanization

    Jakarta, 25 June 2014: The Ministry of Public Works in Indonesia has signed an agreement with UN-Habitat renewing its commitment to the sustainable development of cities and urban areas. The agreement was signed during a recent official...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat to help strengthen land administration and management in Myanmar

    Yangon 19 June 2014: UN-Habitat and the government of Myanmar this week signed an agreement that will see the agency help in strengthening land administration and management system in that country. The Settlement and Land Records Department...

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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  • 2015 International Year of Evaluation

    Year 2015 was officially declared as the International Year of Evaluation at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities held in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 September-2 October 2013. UN-Habitat is supporting this initiative through the United...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • Buenos Aires to host second Future of Places conference

    Nairobi, 12 June 2014: The second Future of Places conference, organised by UN-Habitat, the Project for Public Spaces and the Ax:son Johnson Foundation, will take place 1-3 September 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, it has been announced....

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat chairs cities forum at UN climate conference

    Bonn, 11 June 2014: UN-Habitat has chaired a dedicated cities forum at a conference held by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at highlighting sustainable urbanisation as a key factor in addressing global climate...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • City leaders share common challenges, solutions at World Cities Summit Mayors Forum

    Singapore, 10 June 2014: Over 130 Mayors and city leaders, together with urban partners, discussed strategies to develop smart cities at the World Cities Summit 2014. The Summit — a premier platform to address urban sustainability challenges...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • ARCADIS renews commitment to UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign

    Amsterdam, 6 June 2014: ARCADIS, a global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, has renewed its support for the World Urban Campaign through signing a two year agreement to continue to be a lead and sponsoring...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • New collaboration explores technological solutions to urban resilience

    Barcelona, 3 June 2014: UN-Habitat’s City Resilience Profiling Programme and the Autonomous University of Barcelona’s School of Engineering have announced a new collaboration to work together in the design and construction of software to increase cities’ resilience...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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  • Press briefing: Sustainable urbanization and the climate change challenge

    MEDIA ADVISORY Press Briefing Sustainable urbanization and the climate change challenge Thursday, May 29, 1:00 p.m. local time New York City UN Headquarters, Room S-237 Ms. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, France Ms. Jacqueline Moustache-Belle, Mayor of...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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