Call for Expressions of Interest for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Towards an Integrated Transport System: Demonstration Bus Rapid Transit Corridors in Cairo, Egypt Date first published: 30 January 2017 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 13 February 2017 1. Introduction Bus Rapid Transit systems are emerging as a viable solution in many cities that are
Ha Noi, 30 January 2017 – Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee, in association with UN-Habitat, Korea Foundation and Ha Noi Institute of Socio-Economic Development Studies (HISEDS) recently organised an international workshop entitled Smart and Innovative Solution for Pedestrianized Spaces. Participants were drawn from cities, organisations, businesses, scientists, researchers, academics and local and international experts. The
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 discuss with Central and local Government authorities on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda in the country
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 26 January 2017 – UN-Habitat officially launched the ‘Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka (HDI)’ project in Nuwara Eliya district with the participation of key project stakeholders. Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), this project will be implemented by UN-Habitat in
Kalobeyei, 26 January 2017– Four delegates from the Turkana county executive recently had a consultative meeting with representatives from UN-Habitat over three projects being implemented in Kalobeyei Town in Turkana west Sub-County. Kalobeyei is the ward hosting the new refugee settlement which is projected to host approximately 60,000 refugees fleeing from war from South Sudan
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Bangkok 23 January 2017 – Partners from around Asia and the Pacific met in the Thai capital to share and discuss ways in which to implement the New Urban Agenda in the region. More than 60 participants representing 13 countries attended the interactive session which was co-hosted by the Ministry of Social Development and Human
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The Campaign to fight global challenge of urban poverty got major boost during the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) held in Quito, Ecuador, 17-20 October 2016.The European Commission (EC), Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat long term partners of UN-Habitat announced that they will provide new and additional
Barcelona 23 January 2017 – the formal signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia and UN-Habitat took place recently. The main objective of this MoU is to establish a framework for cooperation between UN-Habitat and the Department of Territory and Sustainability that will enable
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme(PSUP) launched in 2008, is a joint initiativebetween UN-Habitat, the Africa, Caribbeanand Pacific (ACP) Secretariat, and theEuropean Commission. The Programme equipscountries with tools to improve the livingconditions of slum dwellers while preventingthe proliferation of new slums. The Programme adopts an inclusive, city-wideapproach to improving the living conditions ofslums dwellers. It achieves
Garowe, 17 January 2017 – UN-Habitat recently organized a consultation workshop in Garowe to discuss the drafting of the Urban Land Management Law and the revision of regulations for Land Dispute Committees. Among the 43 participants were officials from local and state government (particularly the Puntland Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Public Works and