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The State of African Cities 2018 – The geography of African investment
The aim of The State of African Cities 2018: The geography of African investment report is to contribute to development policies that can turn African cities into more attractive, competitive and resilient foreign direct investment (FDI) destinations....
- Posted June 20, 2018
UN-Habitat to partner with Cape Verde for sustainable communities
Praia 27 January 2017—UN-Habitat is keen to work together with the government of Cape Verde to build stronger communities, the Director of the Regional Office for Africa, Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka has said. The director visited Cape Verde to...
- Posted January 27, 2017
Youths in Nigeria trained in renewable energy technologies and green entrepreneurship
Abuja, 12 January 2017 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, conducted hands-on training in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, green entrepreneurship and enterprise development for 125...
- Posted January 12, 2017
National Award to Promote Municipal led Sustainable Development awarded in Cameroon
Cameroon, 24 November 2016 – The Special Council’s Fund for Mutual Assistance, FEICOM in its French acronym, celebrated its second edition of the Cameroon National Award for local councils. In close collaboration with UN-Habitat and under the...
- Posted November 24, 2016
DRC Launches DFID-Funded Land Governance Programme to support peace and stability
Goma, 23 November 2016 – UN-Habitat, in close collaboration with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has launched a USD 12 million land programme that seeks to promote peace and stability. The unveiling ceremony of...
- Posted November 23, 2016
World Cities Report launched in Nigeria
Akure Ondo, Nigeria 08 September 2016— The Director of UN-Habitat’s Regional Office for Africa, Professor Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka recently presented agency’s newly published World Cities Report at the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Akure Ondo State, Nigeria....
- Posted September 8, 2016
UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2016 – 2021 – Uganda
The UN-Habitat Country Programme Document for Uganda outlines the main objectives and priorities for UN-Habitat in Uganda. In collaboration with the government and other United Nations agencies, the overall aim of this HCPD is to promote the New...
- Posted May 5, 2016
UN-Habitat and Kiambu to show case solid waste facility during TICAD VI
Kiambu, 07 March 2016 – When Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that Kenya and indeed Africa would host the first ever Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development outside Japan in August, he observed: ”TICAD is promoting the principles...
- Posted March 7, 2016
The State of Israeli to support youth enterprise development in Africa
26 February 2016- UN-Habitat hosted the Ambassador Yahel Vilan, and Deputy Ambassador Nadav Peldman from the Embassy of Israel in Kenya, at the UN headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 January 2015. The Ambassador and his delegation were...
- Posted February 26, 2016
Kenyan counties share experiences from UN-Habitat’s work
Kiambu, Kenya 26 February 2016- The county government of Kajiado in Kenya is exploring ways in which UN-Habitat and UNEP can help it address waste management issues. Governor David Ndekenyie last month met with UN-Habitat and UNEP...
- Posted February 26, 2016
Burkina Faso holds first ever National Urban Forum
Ouagadougou 5 November 2015– Burkina Faso held its first ever National Urban Forum in late October in the capital Ouagadougou bringing together high ranking government officials, experts and representatives from the civil society, the professional associations working...
- Posted November 5, 2015
On occasion of World Cities Day, Angola commissions UN-Habitat office
Luanda, 4 November 2015 – To commemorate this year’s World Cities Day, Angola’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning organized a two day national celebration on human settlements, key feature of which was the official opening of...
- Posted November 4, 2015
UN-Habitat hosts workshop to review planning curricula in Kenya
Naivasha, Kenya, 25 September 2015– UN-Habitat through the Support to the Sustainable Urban Development Sector in Kenya Project (2012-2015) is supporting Urban Planning schools in Kenya to improve the quality of planning education. The support to planning...
- Posted September 25, 2015
UN-Habitat promotes youth centres in search for peace in Great Lakes Region
Kigali-Rubavu-Goma, 21 August 2015– . UN-Habitat together with the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General (SESG) for the Great Lakes Region last week held a planning workshop to promote the creation of youth centers...
- Posted August 21, 2015
UN-Habitat lends support to Kenyan urban planning schools
Nairobi, 3 July 2015 — UN-Habitat is exploring ways to improve the capacity of Kenyan urban planning schools to enable them to offer better quality education. Towards that end, the agency organised last week a consultative meeting...
- Posted July 3, 2015
UN-Habitat spearheads initiative to improve Nairobi’s transport systems
Stockholm 2 July 2015—UN-Habitat is spearheading an ambitious initiative that is expected to drastically improve Nairobi’s transportation systems and position the Kenyan capital as the regional travel hub. Towards this end, last month the Governor of Nairobi...
- Posted July 2, 2015
UN-Habitat boosts regional planning in Kenya with Tana and Athi River agreement
Nairobi, 29 May 2015 – UN-Habitat and Tana and Athi Rivers Development Authority (TARDA) have entered into an agreement to facilitate collaboration in areas of sustainable urban development in Kenya. The Managing Director of TARDA, Steven Ruimuku,...
- Posted May 29, 2015
Kenya’s county pilots semi-aerobic landfill
Kiambu, Kenya 24 March 2015—Kiambu County of Kenya made history by becoming the first place in Africa to pilot a landfill based on the “Fukuoka method”. The County Governor Hon. William Kabogo was beaming with joy saying...
- Posted March 24, 2015
UN-Habitat in partnership with Africa
UN-Habitat has worked in many African countries for the past 36 years, and this growing portfolio is one of the most important for the agency.
- Posted January 28, 2015