All posts tagged "Arab States"

  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation in Tourism Sector Development In Jordan (Preliminary Phase) – November 2014

    The Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Tourism Sector in Jordan Project is a GEF/UNDP four years project commenced in January 2014.The project aims to promote the consideration of biodiversity as a fundamental part of national planning and development...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat marks Green Apple Day of Service

    Amman – the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) marked the green apple day of service in a joint event that was held at Princess Alia High School in cooperation with the Jordan Green Building Council, Greater...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • Families from Sinjar, Iraq move into new UN-Habitat camp

    Dohuk, Iraq, 7 January 2015 – Days before snow was expected to fall in the foothills of Dohuk, Iraq, 900 families are moving into the new camp for internally-displaced persons (IDPs) built through the collaboration of 8...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Youth from Arab region discuss sustainable urbanisation

    Cairo 1 December 2014 – As part of a series of regional consultations lining up to the 3rd United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (HABITAT III), the UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) facilitated...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat in Partnership with Arab States (Arabic Language Version)

    UN-Habitat, the United Nations city agency, has been engaged with the Arab States region for over 30 years and over this period, UN-Habitat has expanded its operation to more than 10 countries in the region. This brochure...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Kuwait

    Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 4,041,937 Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 1 project Main donors: The main donor for the running of UN-Habitat’s office in Kuwait City is the Government of the State of...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Libya

    The world’s urban population is growing rapidly and Libya is no exception. Urbanization rates in Libya have risen steadily, from 49 percent in 1970 to 79 percent in 2016. Today about 85% of the total population live...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Morocco

    UN-Habitat has been cooperating with Morocco since 1995 on national and local programs in the field of sustainable urban development. Today, in order to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal 11 – “Make cities and...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Syria

    As the Syria conflict enters its fifth year, the “What does it take to end the crisis?” campaign is gaining momentum. The hashtag #WhatDoesItTake has already been tweeted 26,000 times and the campaign has the potential to...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Egypt

    Like much of the world, Egypt is witnessing rapid growth of its cities. To date 43% of the population in Egypt live in 223 cities, of which 56 % are concentrated in the Greater Cairo Region (GCR)...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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  • Jordan

    Jordan is growing quickly. With high rates of population growth and a unique geography, Jordan is faced with both unprecedented challenges in managing the country’s lands and development and also offered exceptional opportunities in revitalizing the Kingdom....

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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  • Sudan

    Sudan is a post-conflict country that aspires to forge and maintain a sustainable peace. According to different studies, the rapid urbanization process observed in Sudan has been determined by four main factors. These are the massive flows...

    • Posted April 3, 2014
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  • Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) Profile

    The Arab region is one of the most urbanized regions in the world. 56% of its 357 million people live in cities and the number is increasing. Demographic processes made the population quadruple in the past 40...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat in Partnership with Arab States

    UN-Habitat, the United Nations city agency, has been engaged with the Arab States region for over 30 years and over this period, UN-Habitat has expanded its operation to more than 10 countries in the region. This brochure...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011 – Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide (Arabic Language Version)

    The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population.

    • Posted August 7, 2012
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  • 2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

    اتخذ العالم العربي دوراً هاماً للغاية في تاريخ عمليات التحضر، حيث تشكل هذه المنطقة منشأ الحضارة المدنية والتي شهدت أيضاً تداول المسائل الحضرية على مدى قرون عديدة. وقد تولدت عن الحضارة العربية في المناطق الحضرية بعض من...

    • Posted June 19, 2012
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