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All posts tagged "Japan"
UN-Habitat holds planning workshops for Kenya’s county legislators
Kisumu, Kenya 24 May 2016 — UN-Habitat, with the support of the Japanese government recently organised a two-day workshop on Urban Planning for the members of the Kisumu and Turkana Counties in Kenya. The workshop aimed to...
- Posted May 24, 2016
Government of Japan gives USD 15 million to UN-Habitat projects in Iraq
Nairobi, 2 March 2016- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has received USD 15 million from the Government of Japan to implement two projects in Iraq: “Gender-sensitive Durable Shelter Support for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq” and...
- Posted March 2, 2016
Afghanistan holds ‘Inclusive Cities Week’ to network communities from regional hub cities and Kabul
Kabul, Afghanistan, February 08 2016 – During 1-5 February 2016 more than 350 civil society representatives and community members from the five major Afghan cities – Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar – were in Kabul to take...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Japan empowers South Sudan Communities through provision of basic services
Juba, South Sudan, February 05 2016 – A delegation from the Government of Japan led by Ambassador Kiya Masahiko made a visit to the UN-Habitat project in Gureii to inspect the ongoing work to provide clean water...
- Posted February 5, 2016
Government of Japan gives USD 51 million for UN-Habitat executed projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa
Nairobi, 27 March 2015—With the contribution of USD50.93 million from the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat will implement projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa. The projects set to benefit from the generous contribution are in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan,...
- Posted March 27, 2015
Myanmar poor to benefit from Japan supported UN-Habitat initiative
Naw Pyi Taw, 24 March 2015– UN-Habitat will assist vulnerable communities on reconstructing community infrastructure in ethnic minority areas, and on reconstructing houses in Yangon region with a grant contribution of USD 5.3 million by the Government...
- Posted March 24, 2015
UN-Habitat and Red Cross To Partner on Post-Disaster Housing
Sendai, 19 March 2015 – UN-Habitat and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that they will work together on promoting adequate shelter and settlements for all,...
- Posted March 19, 2015
UN-Habitat at the World Conference on Disaster and Risk Reduction (WCDRR)
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency for sustainable urban development. It is mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities while advocating adequate shelter for all. As the lead...
- Posted March 13, 2015
Japan Provides USD 4.2 million to Improve Learning in Sri Lanka
Colombo, 12 March 2015– The Government of Japan is providing funding of USD 4,201,541 through the UN-Habitat for the sustainable resettlement of conflict affected people through community-driven improvement of the learning environment in Mannar District. Over the...
- Posted March 12, 2015
Asia and Pacific region mayors call for efforts towards resilient cities
Bangkok 24 February 2015 – The first Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 was organized on 11-13 February 2015 in Bangkok, bringing together over 300 participants from the region, mainly mayors and local authorities. It was a lead up...
- Posted February 24, 2015
Online platform to track impact of programming in Afghanistan
Kabul, 23 July 2014 – UN-Habitat has launched an innovative online monitoring tool employing Google Maps to document the progress of community and municipal-led development projects in Afghanistan. The initiative has been undertaken as part of programming...
- Posted July 24, 2014
Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan
Japanese fiscal system places a high premium on tax and expenditure harmonization and on the control by higher level governments.
- Posted June 19, 2014
Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 4,526,659 Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 4 projects Main donors: The main donors to UN-Habitat projects in Japan are the Government of Japan and other local donors. Implementing partners:...
- Posted June 13, 2014