• Sahar Attia
    Sahar Attia

    Dr. Sahar Attia, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Habitat UNI chairperson

    Habitat UNI is a medium for exchange of ideas and expertise. Being a member of UNI is an opportunity to meet and collaborate with academics and researchers globally within the multidisciplinary field of sustainable cities.
  • Bruce Stiftel, FAICP
    Bruce Stiftel, FAICP

    Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning

    Habitat UNI is a key connection between UN-Habitat’s staff and leadership, and tertiary education staff across the globe. Membership positions scholars to get the latest information about Habitat’s current policies and programs and opens pathways for influencing future policies through research and consultation. UNI membership is essential to currency in education and research for sustainable development.

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Amazing island formations in Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia.
UN-Habitat and University of Michigan assess Colombia’s legal and policy frameworks

Bogota 12 May 2021 – In the framework of the Capstone Fair project of the University of Michigan, urban planning and architecture students and professors recently did an assessment

UN Habitat and the Federal Republic of Germany establish a United Nations ‘Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities’ (UNITAC Hamburg) at the HafenCity University in Hamburg
UN Habitat and the Federal Republic of Germany establish a United Nations ‘Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities’ (UNITAC Hamburg) at the HafenCity University in Hamburg

UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency for sustainable cities, with support from the UN Office for Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT), and in collaboration with HafenCity Un

flooding in costal areas
Urban Thinkers Campus on “ Forced Displacement in Cities” ends with a strong message for local inclusion of IDPs

10 Dec 2020.  The Urban Thinkers Campus on “Forced displacement in cities” concluded its three-part virtual series with a session on internally displaced people (IDPs) in urban settings.

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Global Urban Lectures

UN-Habitat's Global Urban Lectures are a free resource of bite-sized video lectures on themes related to sustainable urbanization open to use for academic, professional or personal purposes

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