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  • Principles of Planned Urbanization – Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director UN-Habitat

    In this lecture, Dr Clos discusses planned versus spontaneous urbanization, the issues this entails and three concrete principles for planning sustainable cities. Together they form a three-legged approach to sustainable urbanization. Principles of Planned Urbanization – Dr....

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Clos meets Egypt PM, key urban development Ministers

    Cairo, 15 December 2014 – UN-Habitat Executive Director, Dr Joan Clos, has met with Mr Ibrahim Mahlab, Prime Minister of Egypt, during an official visit to the country to promote the importance of sustainable urban planning and...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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  • World Habitat Day 2014 Message of the UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos

    Monday, 6 October 2014 Every year on the first Monday of October we reflect on the state of our human settlements and what we want the cities of our future to look like. This year, the United...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Opening Statement of the Secretary-General of the Conference

    New York, 17 September 2014 – Habitat III PrepCom 1 Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to open the first session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Addressing Mexico’s Senate, Dr. Clos roots for urban legislation

    Mexico City, 28 August 2014 — On the last leg of his official mission to Mexico, UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos addressed the country’s Senate on urbanization issues. The Executive Director’s speech was titled: “The role...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Urban planning important for development and inequality reduction, Dr. Clos tells MINURVI

    Mexico City, 21 August 2014–“Urban planning is an important source of development and a tool for reducing inequality,” UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos has stressed.  In an address at the opening of the twenty-third assembly of...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • Dr. Joan Clos re-elected by General Assembly Decision

    New York, 18 July 2014: Following the recommendation of the Secretary-General, after consultation with Member States, the General Assembly re-elected Joan Clos ( Spain) as Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for a...

    • Posted July 19, 2014
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  • Our immediate past Executive Director

    Dr. Joan Clos is the immediate Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), at the level of Under Secretary General by the United Nations General Assembly. He has held this office since October 2010....

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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