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    El Telégrafo entrevista al Dr. Joan Clos/ El Telégrafo Ecuador interviews Dr. Joan Clos

    25 October 2016

    Title: La ciudad nace con el espacio público compartido
    Read the article here

    New Yorker on Quito Papers

    19 October 2016

    Title: Top-down, Bottom-up Urban Design
    Read the article here

    18 October 2016

    Title: UN-Habitat’s Joan Clos and architect PK Das honored with Jane Jacobs Medal
    Read article here

    Dr. Clos Awarded with Jane Jacob´s Medal

    18 October 2016

    Title: Jane Jacobs’ eyes’: Habitat III chief Joan Clos recalls meeting his hero
    Read article here

    Dr. Joan Clos galardonado con la Medalla Jane Jacobs

    Title: Joan Clos, premiado con 100.000 dólares como político “creativo” en favor de las ciudades
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    El Tiempo Colombia entrevista al Dr. Clos. El Tiempo Colombia interviews Dr. Clos

    16 October 2016

    Title: Sin Ley, la urbanización es un desastre
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    Semana entrevista a Joan Clos. Semana Magazine Interviews Dr. Joan Clos

    12 October 2016

     Title: Hay que cambiar el modelo urbanístic
     Read article here

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    CCTV Africa interviews Aisa Kacyira

    04 October 2016

    Title: Kenyan government in move to provide better housing for slum dwellers
    Watch the interview here.

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    Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on World Habitat Day

    02 October 2016

    Title: Good urbanization: An investment and way of life
    Read the article here.

    Article by Dr. Clos on Urbanization and Climate Change. 

    01 October 2016

    Title: “Seizing the Opportunity”
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    06 September 2016

    Title: Cycle or walk to work, Habitat boss advises city residents
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    10 August 2016

    Title: Brazil’s favelas pay price of hosting Olympics
    Read the article here.

     

    Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on Urban Expansion in the last 25 years

    27 July 2016

    Title: Managing Urban Expansion for the Sustainability of Cities
    Read the article here.

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    Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on PrepCom 3 and the New Urban Agenda

    25 July 2016

    Title: Surabaya: Toward the New Urban Agenda
    Read the article here.

    Financial_Times

    Financial Times interviews Dr. Joan Clos

    1 June 2016

    Title: Urbanization is ” Money-Printing Machine”  for Social Good
    Read the article here.

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    Financial Times’ Edwin Heathcote Special Report on Cities

    1 June 2016

    Title: Unpredictability is an important factor in making metropolis great 
    Read article here.

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    Housing Europe interviews Dr. Joan Clos 

    1 June 2016

    Title: “Decision makers have to take their share of responsibility regarding affordable housing”
    Read article here.

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    Reuters on the Launch of the Global Alliance for Urban Crises

    26 May 2016

    Title: Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm’s way: UN
    Read the article here.

    Daily_News

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos published on Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey)

    23 May 2016

    Title: Managing Migration (and Displacement) is in the DNA of cities
    Read article here.

    Sky_News

    Sky News interviews Joan Clos

    27 May 2016

    Title: UN Warn Of Further Inequality Between Rich And Poor
    Watch the interview here.

    Reuters

    Thomson Reuters interviews Joan Clos

    26 May 2016

    Title: Chaotic urbanisation puts cities in harm’s way: UN
    Read the article here.

    Huffpost

    Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos and Stephen O’brien 

    20 May 2016

    Title: Leaving No City Behind: Adapting Crisis Response to an Urbanizing World
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    20 May 2016

    Title: Can a new ‘global alliance’ rethink disaster response in cities?
    Read the article here.

     

    Somini Sengupta interviews Joan Clos

    18 May 2016

    What does Urban Population Growth mean for development?
    Watch the interview here.

    Reuters

    UN-Habitat in the News

    17 May 2016

    Title: Gangs, crime and slums: Growing cities present new challenges for aid agencies
    Read the article here.

     Le Martin

    Article d´opinion par Dr. Joan Clos sur le Maroc lors du Premier Forum Ministériel Africain sur l´Habitat et le Développement Urbain à Rabat, publié dans Le Matin

    14 May 2016

    Title: Le Maroc, un pays fortement engagé pour le Nouvel Agenda Urbain
     Read the article here.

    El Universal

    El periódico El Universal de México entrevista al Dr. Joan Clos/El Universal newspaper Mexico interviews Dr. Joan Clos

    29 April 2016

    Title: “Falta ¨revolución para planear ciudades¨
    Read the article here.

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    El periódico mexicano Reforma entrevista al Dr. Joan Clos en Toluca (México)/ Reforma newspaper interviews Dr. Joan Clos in Toluca (Mexico)

    27 April 2016

    Title: Aconseja ONU barrios mixtos
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    Artículo de Opinión de Joan Clos en Reforma.com México/ Op. Ed by Joan Clos published by Reforma.com Mexico

    18 April 2016

    Title: Toluca: una oportunidad para el futuro de la urbanización de Latinoamérica y el Caribe
    Read the article online or download it here.

    The Guardian

    The Guardian interviews Joan Clos

    18 April 2016

    Title: “We have lost the Science of building Cities”
    To read the interview, click here.

    S.A News Agency

    South African Government News Agency on The Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Informal Settlements in Pretoria

    07 April 2016

    Title: From Slums to Safe, Suitable Houses
    Read the article here.

    El Pais Planeta Futuro interviews Joan Clos

    6 April 2016

    Title:La ciudad se está convirtiendo en un riesgo social
    To read the interview, click here.

    Articulo de Opinión de Joan Clos en El Pais/Op. ED by UN-Habitat Executive Director in El Pais (Spain)

    5 April 2016

    Title:El Espacio Público de la Ciudad/The Public Space of the City
    To read the interview, click here.

    La Vanguardia on UN-Habitat´s innovative study on Public Space, presented at the Habitat III Thematic Meeting in Barcelona

    4 April 2016

    Title:La ONU alerta de la disminución de la dotación del espacio público
    To read the interview, click here.

    Africa Renewal Magazine interviews Dr. Joan Clos on Africa´s Urbanization

    1 April 2016

    Title:Urbanization is a tool for development
    To read the interview, click here.

    World_Economic_ForumWorld Economic Forum (WEF) interviews Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director and Habitat III Secretary General
    Title: How Cities will decide the Future of Sustainability
    To read the interview, click here.

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    Interview by Citiscope to Secretary-General of Habitat III, Dr. Joan Clos

    Citiscope: 14 March 2016

    Title: The New Urban Agenda will pay for itself
    To read the interview click here.

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    Interview by Claudia Delpero to Dr. Joan Clos on Habitat III, the New Urban Agenda and the Future of Cities

    Road to Paris: 14 March 2016

    Title: The Next Big Thing at the UN? The Future of Cities
    To read the interview click here.

    CCTV

    Interview of Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, with China Central Television on China’s Urbanization

    11 March 2016

    Title: Urbanization and industrialization in China have had an impressive impact in lifting out people from absolute poverty and in creating employment
    Watch the interview here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    Chatsworth Rising Sun: 09 March 2016

    Title: Crime prevention meeting yields positive results
    Read the article here.

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    Dr. Clos Interview Interview with UN Radio about the New Urban Agenda (Mexico)

    United Nations Radio: 11 March 2016

    Title: Towards a New Urban Agenda
    Watch the interview here.

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    Interview by UNIC Mexico on Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Financing Urban Development and the City of Mexico´s New Legal Status

    11 March 2016

    Title: La ciudad de México podría ser un ejemplo nacional de urbanización
    Read interview here.

    Radio ONU
    Interview by UN Radio about Financing Urban Development, Mexico (In Spanish)
    11 March 2016
    Title: El financiamiento para el desarrollo urbano es insuficiente
    Watch interview here.

    Excelsior

    Op. Ed. by Dr. Joan Clos on Financing Sustainable Urban Development

    Excelsior newspaper (México): 09 March 2016

    Title: Invertir en el buen financiamiento de la urbanización es invertir en el bienestar de los ciudadanos (Investing in good urban Financing is investing in the Welfare of our Citizens)
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    GOV.UK: 07 March 2016

    Title: Development Support to Somaliland
    Read the article here.

    Le Solei

    UN-Habitat in the News

    Le Soleil: 4 Mars 2016

    Title: ONU-Habitat se félicite du rôle du Sénégal dans la promotion de l’agenda urbain
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    TV 360 Nigeria

    Title: UN to discuss future of Africa’s urbanisation at Abuja conference
    Read the article here.

    The Nation

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    The Nation: 24 February 2016

    Title: The future of Africa is urban
    Read the article here.

    Nan

    UN-Habitat in the news

    Nan News Agency in Nigeria: 23 February 2016

    Title: UN to discuss future of Africa’s urbanization at Abuja conference
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the news

    Standard Digital: 18 February 2016

    Title: UN-Habitat creates sustainable building design charter
    Read the article here.

    DailyMonitor

    UN-Habitat in the news

    The Monitor: 10 February 2016

    Title: Uganda: 13 Ways to Build an Eco Friendly House
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the news

    Knowledge by Lanes: 6 February 2016

    Title: Kaimenyi urges Architects to promote Energy Efficiency
    Read the article here.

    TheNewTimes

    UN-Habitat in the news

    The NewTimes: 3 February 2016

    Title: Experts raise red flag on glass-covered structures
    Read the article here.

    Ciudad Sostenible

    Interview by Ciudad Sostenible Magazine to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Ciudad Sostenible: January 2016, Madrid
    To read the interview click here.

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    Interview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Carta Local Magazine : January 2016

    Title: Las ciudades, bien urbanizadas, aceleran la prosperidad y el desarrollo/ Well-urbanized cities, accelerate prosperity and development
    To read the interview, click here.

    CRI_EnglishOp. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat
    China Radio International: 28 January 2016

    Title: China´s Urbanization Choice: A Bet on Prosperity

    Read the Op Ed here.

    EU_ReporterWhat you need to know about the current world debate over urbanization in 2 min, by Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director, in an interview with the EU Reporter
    EU Reporter: 14 January 2016. Brussels (Belgium)
    To watch the interview click here.

    MadridPress Conference by Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid, and Dr. Joan Clos, Executive-Director of UN-Habitat. following the signing of the MoU
    City Council of Madrid. 8th January 2016, Madrid (Spain)
    To watch the press conference click here.

    El_ComunistaThe City of Madrid signs a MoU with UN-Habitat to support Sustainable Urban Development
    8th January 2016, Madrid (Spain)

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    To read about the MoU, click below:

    El Mundo | La Vanguardia | Europapress | Politica Local

    Post Digital | La Información Madrid | El Boletin | El Dia

    El Comunista | La Quincena | Servi Medias


    Albawaba

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on the Transformative Power of Urbanization in the Arab States

    Title: The Transformative Power of Urbanization in the Arab States.
    To read the Op Ed in English, click here.

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    To read the Op Ed in Arabic click below:

    Al-Marsad | Al-Bawaba News | Al-Mashhad Al-Araby

    Al-Gomhoria News | Al-Bashayer Online | Egypt 24

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    Al_Hayat Newspaper

    Interview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat during the First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development

    Al Hayat Newspaper: 7 January 2016. Cairo (Egypt)

    Title: “Cities are growing and aging like humans”

    To read the interview click here.


    Shorouk_NewsInterview to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat during the First Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development
    Shorouk news : 26 December 2015. Cairo (Egypt)
    Title: “Public spaces are the first criteria for quality of life in cities¨
    To read the interview click here.

    Daily_Nation

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Daily Nation: 23 December 2015

    Title: The African Urban Momentum: An Opportunity for Sustainable Growth
    Read the Op Ed here.

    United Nations System

    Interview with UN-Habitat Officials on Habitat Guiding Principles for City Climate and Action Planning.

    United Nations System COP 21: 10 December 2015. Paris (France)

    Title: UN HABITAT’s Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning.
    To read the interview click here

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    Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    UN Chronicle: December 2015

    Title: From COP21 to the New Urban Agenda
    To read the article click here.

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    Radio interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on Cities and COP21

    United Nations Radio: 8 December 2015. Paris (France)

    Title: Climate Change: The Role of Cities.
    To listen to the interview click here

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    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    South China Morning Post: 7th November 2015 (Hong Kong)

    Title: Cities are A Global Issue
    Read the Op Ed here.

     

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    TV interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on China’s Urbanization
    China Daily: 3 November 2015. Beijing (China)

    Title: UN cares about China’s Urbanization
    To watch the interview click here.

     

    Xinhua News

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Xinhua News: 31 October 2015

    Title: Investing in Sustainable Urbanization in China is Investing in the Prosperity and Wealth of Future Generations
    Read the Op Ed here.

    Huffington Post

    Op. Ed on World Cities Day by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Huffington Post: 31 October 2015

    Title: Urbanization: A Source of Development
    Read the Op Ed here.

     

    China Radio International

    Op. Ed by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    China Radio International: 30 October 2015

    Title: Investing in Sustainable Urbanization in China is Investing in the Prosperity and Wealth of Future Generations

    Read the Op Ed here.

     

    Media interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    China Daily: 17 October 2015. Beijing (China)

    Title: City Design should strive to be More Sustainable

    To read the article click here.

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    TV interview by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    NTN24: 12 October 2015. Lima (Peru)

    Title: Sostenibilidad ambiental y social es la clave para una calidad de vida digna (Enviromental and social sustainability is the key to a decent quality of life).
    To watch the interview click here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    South-South News: 5 October 2015

    Title: World Habitat Day’s Coverage by South-South News
    Watch the coverage here.

     

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    Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    El Pais: 30 September 2015

    Title: La urbanización, fuente de properidad. (Urbanization, Source of Prosperity)
    Read the article here.

    Sustainable Urban Development in the State of Palestine; an Opportunity Interrupted

    Article by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    Al Ayyam Newsapaper: 19 September 2015

    Title: Sustainable Urban Development in the State of Palestine; an Opportunity Interrupted
    Read the article in English and Arabic.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    Al-Quds Newspaper: 7 September 2015

    Title: UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with Palestinian Prime Minister
    Read the article here.

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    UN-Habitat in the News

    Ma’an News Agency: 7 September 2015

    Title: UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with Palestinian Prime Minister
    Read the article here.

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