All posts tagged "Greener Cities Partnership"

  • Promoting green urban space and historic neighborhoods in Chengdu, China

    Chengdu, 13 April 2017 – UN-Habitat and UN-Environment, in collaboration with the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, have started working on an assessment of the development plans for the city’s Greenbelt and Shaocheng District. The experts of both...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Greener Cities Partnership (UN-Habitat and UN Environment)

    To advocate and promote environmental sustainability in urban development, and to mainstream environmental considerations into urban policy making, the United Nations Environment Programme and the United Nations Human Settlement Programme have jointly developed to the Greener Cities...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • Politics and Participation in a Changing Environmental Context

    by Isabel Wetzel and Junnan Mu. “Social animals like bees and ants build their habitat by instincts but humans don’t build their cities by instincts, but through political relationships with different stakeholders.” -Dr. Joan Clos In the...

    • Posted February 6, 2017
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  • Why are Greener Cities so relevant today?

    by Isabel Wetzel and Junnan Mu. When talking about ‘Greener Cities’, we are referring to a sustainable urban future, an opportunity of allowing our next generations to have an environmentally sustainable habitat, to live with sustainable infrastructures...

    • Posted December 19, 2016
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  • Chengdu and UN-Habitat revive their environmental partnership

    Nairobi, 12 September 2016 – A delegation from the municipality of Chengdu, located in the Sichuan region of China, visited the UN-Habitat headquarters to agree on a newly developed project. This project will be developed by the Greener...

    • Posted September 12, 2016
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  • Monitoring water use efficiency in Qazvin through City Prosperity Initiative

    Geneva, 15 August 2016 – The Greener Cities Partnership (GCP) is to develop a list of recommended indicators that shall be added to the extended City Prosperity Initiative (CPI)  framework to enhance the quality and depth of monitoring...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
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  • Greener Cities Partnership to monitor urban environmental SDG indicators in Qazvin, Iran

    Nairobi, 1 August 2016 – The City Prosperity Initiative – Metropolitan Cities (CPI-MC) and the Greener Cities Partnership (GCP) recently launched an International Pilot Programme in the City of Qazvin to monitor Sustainable Development Goals with an...

    • Posted August 1, 2016
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  • UNEP and UN-Habitat Greener Cities Partnership

    For over two decades, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)) have worked together to advocate for and promote environmental sustainability in urban development    The Greener Cities Partnership is...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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