Download PDF Version CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 26 January 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: NAIROBI FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Consultant for the Evaluation of the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum DURATION: 3 months over 11 months (February 2018-December 2018) CLOSING DATE: 2 February 2018 BACKGROUND The Evaluation of the World Urban Forum
People have been increasingly moving into cities, voluntarily seeking new economic opportunities or escaping forcibly from mounting political conflicts or unprecedented natural disasters. Associated with this development is the overwhelming demand for affordable urban housing, adequate jobs, quality health care, education services, social protection and other basic services in cities. Arab cities were among the
  “Change the Impossible to I’m possible!” Executive Director Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif tells the over hundred young people from 6 schools in Kibera, the largest slum in East Africa. UN-Habitat welcomed its new Executive Director to the United Nation and Nairobi with a rousing KaribUNi yesterday. The Executive Director dropped by Nairobi Children’s Exchange
Nairobi, 23 January 2018—The effects of climate change are affecting the grazing patterns in Kenya’s nomadic communities forcing many of them to relocate to towns and urban centres which has resulted in chaotic urbanisation, the Governor of Kenya’s Garissa County Ali Korane has said. “Having lost pasture and their animals, the hitherto nomads are forced
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Nairobi 22 January 2018—UN-Habitat’s new Executive Director Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif assumed office on Monday promising to work closely with the agency’s staff in order to achieve its objectives of sustainable urbanisation across the globe. Ms. Sharif, a Malaysian national, said she was excited with the depth of experience and professionalism existing at UN-Habitat and expressed
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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
Nairobi, 22 January 2018— Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development Mr.James Macharia has urged the country’s urban sector stakeholders to work together towards the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA). Speaking to participants at the just concluded National Urban Forum (NUF) held on 15 – 16 January 2018 to concretize
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                   Issued on: 17 January 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi/ Kenya with travel to Somalia if security permits FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Programme Support Expert DURATION: 5 working months CLOSING DATE: 23 January 2018                                                                                          BACKGROUND UN-Habitat Somalia is implementing the Federal Government of Somalia – United Nations Joint Programme on Youth
CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                          ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat DUTY STATION: Home based with availability to Travel FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Housing Policy Expert, Consultant DURATION 01 February 2018 – 31 July 2018 CLOSING DATE: 31 Jan 2018   BACKGROUND The New Urban Agenda acknowledges that housing finance is a pre-requisite for sustainable and inclusive cities and
Dubai Municipality 16 January 2018—A five-member jury drawn by the Dubai Award Secretariat as well as UN-Habitat this week began the evaluation process for the 11th cycle of the Dubai International Award for Best Practices. The Jury will select a final 10 winners from the 110 projects which qualified to this stage from the Technical