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All posts tagged "Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme"

  • Key Slum Upgrading Messages UN-Habitat Slum Upgrading Unit

    Proposed New Urban Agenda Key Statements for slum and other informal settlement upgrading: We aim to achieve cities and human settlements where all persons are able to enjoy equal rights and opportunities, as well as their fundamental...

    • Posted October 17, 2016
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  • Key Slum Upgrading Messages UN-Habitat Slum Upgrading Unit(Incorporating the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme – PSUP)

    Proposed New Urban Agenda Key Statements for slum and other informal settlement upgrading: We aim to achieve cities and human settlements where all persons are able to enjoy equal rights and opportunities, as well as their fundamental...

    • Posted October 17, 2016
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  • Fact sheet Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP)

    UN-Habitat’s Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) – aims to address the inequitable and uneven urban development patterns represented by slums. It engages affected communities and key urban stakeholders, placing them at the centre of efforts to improve the lives of slum dwellers.

    • Posted October 17, 2016
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  • Addressing the needs of slum dwellers a top priority for Government of Botswana

    Gaborone, 15 September 2016—The government of Botswana has reiterated its commitment to making the needs of slum dwellers a top priority. Towards this end, Botswana’s Ministry of Lands and Housing convened a national workshop to discuss the...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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  • Up for slum dwellers- transforming a billion lives campaign unveiled in Europe

    Geneva, Switzerland, 2 July 2016 – In a bid to raise financial resources aimed at tackling the slum challenge, the Up for Slum Dwellers- Transforming a Billion Lives Campaign was unveiled to the European Union countries for the...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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  • Sanandaj Declaration Calling for Action in Informal Settlements in Iran

    Sanandaj, Iran, 23 May 2016—Hundreds of delegates gathered for the International Conference on Urban Slums, Towards Upgrading and Sustainable Urban Regeneration, made the ‘Sanandaj Declaration’ which is a rallying call for action on informal settlements in Iran. The...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • Campaign to improve the lives of slum dwellers launched in South Africa

    Pretoria, 9 April 2016: UN-Habitat’s Participatory Slum Upgrading Progamme (PSUP) has launched the ‘Up for Slum Dwellers – Transforming a Billion Lives’ campaign. In the presence of people living in slums, local and national governments, the private...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • From slums to integrated, inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable neighbourhoods

    Abuja 14 March 2016—At a side event during the Habitat III Regional meeting for Africa, held in Abuja, Nigeria last month senior government officials and non-state actors that included community based and civil society organisations called for...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • Slum upgrading innitiative awarded in Ecuador

    Quito, 22 December 2015 – Earlier this month, the jury of the sixth edition of the national competition “Best Practices in Local Management” rewarded initiatives in Environment and Sanitation, Public Management, Social Policies and Productive Development category,...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Botswana delegation attend slum upgrading orientation workshop in Nairobi

    Nairobi, 18 November 2015— An orientation workshop was held last week at the United Nations Headquarters in Nairobi to train the Botswana Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) country team on its various aspects. The workshop was well...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Second round of PSUP video competition launched

    Nairobi 29 October 2015— UN-Habitat in partnership with the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat and the European Commission (EC) is holding the second round of the PSUP video competition which will have as its theme “Transforming...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • Countries call for the tackling of the unfinished business on slums at historic SDG meeting

    New York, 16 October 2015— A high level side event titled “One billion slum dwellers: Tackling the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goal on water, sanitation and slums” took place last month at the UN Headquarters...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and FUPOL close pilot project

    Mtwapa, Kenya 28 September 2015– UN-Habitat and its partner Future Policy Modeling (FUPOL) are at the closing stages of a ground breaking pilot project in Kenya’s Kilifi County at the coast. UN-Habitat entered into a partnership with...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Slum residents contribute to participatory design of community hall

    Nairobi, 21 August 2015 – In a landmark project initiated by UN-Habitat and coordinated by the Global Network for Sustainable Housing, the University of Cambridge has engaged a team of researchers to design a community centre in...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • PSUP Physical infrastructure projects launched as part of Phase 3 implementation in Bissighin

    Bissighin, Burkina Faso, 27 July 2015— The official launch of PSUP physical infrastructure projects took place recently in Bissighin, Burkina Faso, to mark the effective start of physical implementation of work on the ground. The launch took...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Maseru workshop discusses Lesotho urban and national urban profiles

    Maseru 1 July 2015 – A workshop was recently held in Maseru to gather inputs on the city and national urban profiles in Lesotho, advance a collective analysis of the information contained in the profiles and validate...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • Winners of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Project video competition announced

    Nairobi, 29 April 2015– A video awards ceremony took place recently to award winners of the recently concluded UN-Habitat Participatory Slum Upgrading Project video competition at the just concluded 25th session of the Governing Council. The awards...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Slum upgrading moves to next stage in Ivory Coast

    Abidjan, 8 January 2015 – UN-Habitat’s Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) has moved into its second phase in the Ivory Coast, celebrated with a launch ceremony at the end of 2014 at the Bureau National d’Etudes Techniques...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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  • Tele-Health Clinic Launched in Kibera Slums

    Nairobi, Kenya 29 November 2014- The opening of a state-of-the-art medical clinic in Soweto East, one of Kibera’s 13 villages marked another milestone for Kibera’s slum-upgrading effort. Housed in the Kibera Soweto East Resource Centre, a multi-use...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • Mauritius launches slum upgrading project

    Port Louis: A workshop was held last week to launch the Participatory Slum Upgrading Project in Mauritius. Donor: European Commission and, the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific SecretariatThe “Lansman Rezional” (Regional Launch), aptly dubbed “Anu Amelyor Nu Kartier” (Let’s...

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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