Integrated and Multi-Scalar Planning in West Nile Region, Uganda

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Arua, due to its strategic geographical position, is a rapidly growing urban center in Uganda’s West Nile Region and an important base for humanitarian operations. The government plans to upgrade Arua to a “regional city”, to include the enlargement of its boundaries and the enhancement of air and rail infrastructure among others, envisioning it as a potential logistic node for North-Western Uganda.

Kalobeyei Settlement Advisory Development Plan, Turkana County, Kenya (Final Draft)

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The integration of host communities with incoming refugees is a subject that has gained great interest in the last decade, owing to an increase in the number of people in protracted displacement situations. Kenya, which is strategically located in the high-conflict horn of Africa region, has been home to refugees for more than two decades. Some of these refugees have been accommodated in Turkana County, and specifically the area of Kakuma and Kalobeyei.

Urban Resilience Hackathon - Driving Innovation for Better Cities, Lessons Learnt Report

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Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) and UN-Habitat have been collaborating on addressing issues of urban resilience and regeneration in Kenya. They embarked on programmes for scoping studies in specific areas in Mukuru informal settlement, speaking and brainstorming with people from vulnerable groups, such as youth and women on potential risk reduction solutions and strategies.

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.

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Advancing Synergy between Airports and Cities: UN-Habitat and ICAO sign MoU at Habitat III

Quito, Ecuador, 9 November 2016 ­— UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos and the International Civil Aviation Organization Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote synergy between airports and cities to achieve sustainable development.

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Asian urban experts root for citywide public space strategies

Kuala Lumpur 17 August 2016-- UN-Habitat conducted its’ first international workshop on public spaces titled “Creating safe, inclusive and accessible public spaces for all” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia early thismonth.

Jointly organized by Citynet and Kuala Lumpur Regional Training Center (KLRTC), the workshop attracted a wide range or participants including policy makers, technical experts and city managers from 8 different countries in Asia – Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka.

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Ningo-Prampram planning authority approves Accra’s planned city extension

Accra, 27 July 2016 – The concept plan for the Accra urban extension in Ningo-Prampram, developed by UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design LAB, was approved by the Statutory Planning Authority of the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA).

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Urban Planning and Design Brochure

The Urban Planning and Design Lab (UPD-LAB) is an initiative from UN-Habitat to promptly respond to the requests of national and local governments to support sustainable urban development.

The LAB acts as the integrative facility of  the Agency in which spatial planning is used as the tool coordinating economic, legal, social and environmental aspects of urban development, translating them into concrete and implementable projects that materialize the normative work of UN-Habitat. These urban strategies generate value, economic development and jobs.

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