- Harnessing Sport as an Economic Force for Urban Development
- Qatar Ambassador Jabor Bin Ali Al-Dosari and UN-Habitat Executive Director hold...
- International urbanization experts meet in Nairobi to discuss urban modern law
- UN-Habitat and partners inaugurate second community garden in Gaza Strip
- UN-Habitat Egypt to develop RAS EL HEKMA Waterfront new city in Egypt
- Time to create safe spaces for the young generation of Kenyans
- International planning experts promote Planning Guidelines in Japan and China
- Improving Public Transport Services for Women: A Story from Cairo
- Namibian habitat committee visits UN-Habitat
- Urban experts and practitioners trained in monitoring SDG 11 indicators
Urban law day 2017
While the global urban population is expected to grow by 3 billion in the next 50 years, cities continue to face a myriad of challenges including insufcient housing, poor infrastructure, inadequate basic services, hunger, corruption, insecurity and depletion of natural resources. Lack of decent jobs, pollution, climate change, and the prevalence of natural and human-made disasters also threaten the ability of cities to contribute towards the achievement of sustainable development goals.