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  • Calling for applications: 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices

    Nairobi, 18 July 2017 — The Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat is currently calling for submissions to the 11th round of the 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. The 2017 award is...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • Building Sustainable Communities: Leadership, Gender and the Environment Course

    The international workshop is designed for women and men community leaders, grassroots development officers, national and local government officers, non-governmental development practitioners, and women’s organizations. Candidates are expected to have academic training or equivalent professional qualifications in...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobility (AoSUM)

    This course is aimed at decision-makers who wish to gain an advanced understanding of Sustainable and Innovative Urban Mobility Solutions. You are eligible to apply only if you are a representative of a local, regional or national...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • New Urban Agenda adopted at Habitat III

    21 October 2016 – The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development  has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting the New Urban Agenda – a new framework that that lays out how cities...

    • Posted October 22, 2016
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  • Land Management and Informal Settlement Regularisation

    UN-Habitat collaborates with the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies-IHS and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in the international training program focusing on slums, informal settlements and policies and approaches to upgrade existing settlements and...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
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  • Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)

    The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), a partnership between UN-DESA, UNESCO, UNEP, UN Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, UNU and UN-Habitat, is preparing a report on the role of Higher Education for Sustainable...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Season 3 of the Global Urban Lectures launched

    15 January, 2016 – The Global Urban Lecture Series is an initiative by UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide – UNI – to bring the knowledge and experiences of urban experts associated with the agency’s work to a...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Building better cities – Clos on making our cities work for us

    Nairobi, 14 July 2015 – If approached correctly, urbanization can be an engine of growth, writes Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat. In the economic history of humanity, urbanization has always been an accelerator of growth and...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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  • Urban Data goes open with launch of new portal

    Nairobi, 20 April 2015 – UN-Habitat has launched a new web portal featuring a wealth of city data based on its extensive research into some of the most pressing urban trends of recent decades. Launched during the...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • Second season ‘Global Urban Lectures’ out now!

    Following the success of the first season, which to date has gathered over 25,400 views and is one of the most shared outreach initiatives of UN-Habitat, the second season of the ‘Global Urban Lectures’ continues with 8...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • Paper City – an Urban Story: UN-Habitat launches video on urban challenges

    Paper City is a stop-motion video made of animated photo stills portraying today’s urban challenges and possible solutions using a paper and cardboard mock city.

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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