All posts tagged "Arab States"

  • Migration and Inclusive Cities: A Guide for Arab City Leaders

    Migration, especially forced migration, is one of the defining phenomena of the 21st century. Millions of people across the global have fled armed conflicts, persecutions, natural disasters, and/or economic hardships in recent years. Whether they crossed national...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • Egypt Documents

    Abdeen Rennovation – Full Report Abdeen Square Development; From yesterday to today Al Maragha City Profile – Arabic Al-Alamein New City Berket Al Sabba City Profile – Arabic Cairo, a City in Transition Country Profile Egypt English...

    • Posted August 14, 2017
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  • Towards an Arab Urban Agenda

    The Arab Strategy for Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is considered to be a framework for joint Arab action in housing and sustainable urban development, and an important step to strengthen regional cooperation in the Arab region....

    • Posted May 29, 2017
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  • Publications supporting the spatial planning initiatives in Palestine launched

    Ramallah, December 19, 2016 – UN-Habitat and its national partner, State of Palestine Ministry of Local Government launched two new publications under the framework of the joint cooperation to defend and advocate for the planning rights of...

    • Posted December 19, 2016
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  • Migration and the New Urban Agenda

    Quito, 2 November 2016 – UN-Habitat organised an event on migration at Habitat III together with the International Organization For Migration (IOM), the Joint Migration And Development Initiative (JMDI), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • Country Profile – Syria

    The UN-Habitat country profile provides an overview of the major country specific housing and urban issues, the country’s latest urban statistics, and UN-Habitat’s programmes and outputs sorted by focus areas. The country profile document also sets out...

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • UN agencies call for greater flow of material and funding into Gaza

    Jerusalem 29 August 2016– On the day marking two years since the 26 August 2014 ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza since the beginning of the occupation in 1967, 16 heads of...

    • Posted August 29, 2016
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  • Towards an Arab Urban Agenda

    Surabaya, 26 July 2016 –  The League of Arab States in collaboration with UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States organised a side event at Habitat III PrepCom3 in Surabaya, Indonesia – Towards an Arab Urban Agenda. The...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • ‘One UN’ approach to Spatial Planning in “Area C” of the occupied West Bank

    Ramallah, 14th October- The United Nations Country Team for the occupied Palestinian Territories has endorsed a joint approach towards planning in Area C entitled “One UN Approach to Spatial Planning in Area C of the occupied West Bank.” ...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Iraqi officials attend workshop on solutions for informal settlements

    Baghdad, 22 September 2015 – Some 50 officials drawn from the government and local authorities on Sunday participated in a seminar on the“Legal and Financial Frameworks to Address Solutions for Informal Settlements and Displacement Areas” The seminar was...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and Urban Renewal Organization hold first training workshop

    Tehran, 22 September 2015 – UN-Habitat Tehran office has held its first training workshop on “Urban Resilience, Habitat Improvement and Disaster Risk Management -Built Environment” with Urban Renewal Organisation (URO), Tehran Municipality, for the professional and mid-level...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Strategic Development of Greater Cairo – English Version

    Greater Cairo is considered as one of the biggest and most influential urban area in the Middle East and the African continent. It has rich history of cultural and commercial exchange with other countries of the region...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Islamic Cities body support City Prosperity Initiative

    New York 3 July 2015– The President of the World Assembly of Islamic Cities (WAIC), Mr. Masoud Nosrati, signed a Letter of Intent with UN-Habitat to co-organize a Mayoral Conference on the City Prosperity Initiative (CPI). This...

    • Posted July 3, 2015
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  • National seminar marks first year of the new cooperation programme between UN-Habitat and Morocco

    Rabat 17 June 2015– Within a two year programme, UN-Habitat has been partnering with the Moroccan Ministry of Housing and Urban Policy and Al Omrane Holding, the state company for urban and social housing projects with the...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Humanitarian Response Plan 2015 for Iraq launched

    Brussels 4 June 2015 – To urgently address the growing needs in Iraq, the humanitarian community on Thursday launched a revised plan – the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq. The plan will target 5.6 million vulnerable...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Planning needs to change in the occupied West Bank – UN-Habitat

    Ramallah, 21 May 2015 – In a report handed over to Rami Hamdallah, the Palestinian Prime Minister and Nayef Abu Khalaf, the Minister of Local Government today, an international expert group of planners says a new approach...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Spatial Planning in Area C of the Israeli occupied West Bank of the Palestinian territory

    In the Oslo Accords, the West Bank was divided into 3 areas. In the largely rural Area C, the planning function was to be undertaken temporarily by the Israelis. However, responsibility for planning and infrastructure has still...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • High-Level Forum emphasizes importance of sustainable urbanization in the Arab region

    Manama, 19 May 2015 – Sustainable urbanization has been highlighted as one of the issues central to achieving sustainable development in the Arab region at a high-level forum in Bahrain. Under the patronage of His Royal Highness...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Representatives from Arab countries meet in Cairo on sustainable urbanization in the region

    Cairo, 15 May 2015 –The League of Arab States Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction Executive Bureau meeting has been held in the Egyptian capital. In attendance were the Ministers of Housing from Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Iraqi IDPs to get shelter and basic services, thanks to Japanese funding

    Baghdad 30 March 2015 – Through the support of the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat launched a project in Iraq to support internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country to enhance self-reliance and improve their living conditions through...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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