WUF9 In Kuala Lumpur

The Ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9), taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in February 2018, has been recognized by the General Assembly resolution 70/210 as the first session to have a thematic focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III.

Visit the WUF9 website in the next weeks for more information.


Government of Japan visits UN-Habitat`s community centre for refugees and host communities

Kalobeyei, 22 December 2017 – UN-Habitat has been supporting integrated refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya with support from the Government of Japan since 2016. After the successful completion of the spatial development framework, UN-Habitat is engaged in a community stabilization programme aimed at promoting peaceful coexistence and supporting the host and refugee communities in seizing opportunities from the development of Kalobeyei Settlement. One of the key activities is the construction of a community centre in the heart of Kalobeyei Refugee Settlement.