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    • Putting housing at the centre this World Habitat Day

      Njamena, 3 October 2016 – As the world celebrates World Habitat Day, UN-Habitat’s Executive Director, Joan Clos, has called on the development community to put housing at the centre of the urban policy – both metaphorically, and...

      • Posted October 4, 2016
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    • Ningo-Prampram planning authority approves Accra’s planned city extension

      Accra, 27 July 2016 – The concept plan for the Accra urban extension in Ningo-Prampram, developed by UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design LAB, was approved by the Statutory Planning Authority of the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA). This...

      • Posted July 27, 2016
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    • Niger

      UN-Habitat projects in Niger Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme aims at improving the lives of slum dwellers by addressing the five deprivations that characterize a slum  namely, inadequate water; sanitation; durability of housing,...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Ghana

      UN-Habitat projects in Ghana Planned City Extension for NingoPrampram The project is developing a vision and an urban concept for the Planned City Extension of Ningo-Prampram. It brings together national government and state agencies, private investors, local...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Burkina Faso

      UN-Habitat projects in Burkina Faso Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading in line with the...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Gambia

      UN-Habitat projects in Gambia Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading in line with the PSUP...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Congo Brazzaville

      UN-Habitat projects in Congo Brazzaville Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading in line with the...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Mauritius

      UN-Habitat projects in Mauritius Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading and social housing in line...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Cape Verde

      UN-Habitat projects in Cape Verde Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading in line with the...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Togo

      UN-Habitat projects in Togo Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on improving living conditions in slums and addressing the existing gaps in the regulations and policies for the...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Lesotho

      UN-Habitat projects in Lesotho Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is working with public authorities to assess the urban sector challenges and development needs in The Kingdom of Lesotho as they relate to challenge...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Botswana

      UN-Habitat projects in Botswana Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development and adoption of inclusive policies and strategies for slum upgrading . The Programme also aims...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Benin

      UN-Habitat projects in Benin Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme is being implemented with a focus on the development of strategies for slum upgrading. The programme also aims at improving the institutional coordination and...

      • Posted February 15, 2016
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    • Loger les Pauvres dans les Villes Africaines-Guide de Formation du Facilitateur

      Le présent Guide du facilitateur préparé par ONU-Habitatet l’Alliance des villes accompagne la série des Guidespratiques pour les décideurs politiques : loger les pauvresdans les villes africaines. Ce Guide du facilitateur estfourni avec une clé USB contenant...

      • Posted December 21, 2015
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    • UN-Habitat publishes a training pack on pro-poor housing in Africa

      Nairobi, 5 August 2015– UN-Habitat has published a Training Pack on housing the poor in Africa. The pack is a resourceful training companion that is made available on-line for download from UN-Habitat website.  Training and Capacity Building...

      • Posted August 5, 2015
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    • Housing the Poor in African Cities – Training Facilitator’s Guide

      This Facilitator’s Guide prepared by UN-Habitat and Cities Alliance accompanies the Quick Guides for Policy Makers: Housing the Poor in African Cities series. The Facilitator’s Guide comes with a USB flash drive containing the Quick Guides series,...

      • Posted August 5, 2015
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    • The Role of Urbanization In the Structural Transformation of Africa

      UN-Habitat and The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) organized a side event on The Role of Urbanization in the Structural Transformation of Africa.  The purpose of the side event was to engage prominent African stakeholders, including representatives...

      • Posted July 30, 2015
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    • Demand for efficient urban services spurs re-development of the central Nairobi railway area

      Naivasha, Kenya 11 June 2015 – As part of an ongoing initiative to build the capacity of urban actors in Kenya, UN-Habitat and the Embassy of Sweden hosted a pre-study tour workshop in Naivasha in May, 2015....

      • Posted June 25, 2015
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    • Exposing the value of waste through urban development

      Nairobi, Kenya 11 June 2015– As part of a comprehensive tour of UN-Habitat programmes in Kenya, Ján Ilavský, President of the 25th session of UN-Habitat’s Governing Council, and Sunu M. Soemarno, Chairman of the Committee of Permanent...

      • Posted June 25, 2015
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    • Partners launch Global Exchange Platform on National Urban Policies

      Nairobi, 22 May 2015 – Seventeen representatives from nine global organizations recently met in Nairobi and agreed to set up a Global Exchange Platform on National Urban Policies (NUP). The Platform will serve as a knowledge management...

      • Posted May 22, 2015
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