Nairobi, 29 March 2018—UN-Habitat Executive Director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, has pledged to strengthen the agency to make it more responsive to the needs of countries to address the challenges of rapid urbanization and harness the benefits of good urbanization. At her maiden press conference held in Nairobi on Thursday, Ms. Sharif highlighted that she would
The purpose of the Call for Expression of Interest is to solicit interest from existing or prospective Implementing Partners that wish to participate in UN-Habitat operation and contribute complementary resources (human resources, knowledge, funds, in-kind contributions, supplies and/or equipment) to achieving common objectives as outlined below and subsequently agreed in an Agreement of Cooperation Purpose
Nairobi, 21 March 2018 – In a joint statement, partners working on cities and climate change have laid down the foundations for better-informed city climate action and decision-making, as a result of greater engagement between the policy, practice, and scientific communities working in urban areas. The document, titled: The Science We Need for the Cities
Khartoum 22 March 2018– Through the support of the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat this week launched the project ‘Support to Hosting Communities Affected by South Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State’. The project aims to deliver safe, clean and accessible market places as centres for the hosting communities and South Sudanese refugees in Aljabalain Locality,
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Barcelona 22 March 2018— This year’s theme, Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Environmental damage, together with climate change, is driving the water-related crises we see around the world. Floods, drought and water pollution are all made worse by degraded vegetation, soil, rivers and lakes. When
New York, 19 March 2018—On the sidelines of the ongoing Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN-Habitat and some of its partners held a fruitful discussion on practical tools for improving security of tenure for rural women and girls. Participating partners included the Republic of Zambia, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), Landesa, the
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issued on: 14 March 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION UN-Habitat, Somalia Programme DUTY STATION Nairobi/ Kenya (with travel to Somalia) FUNCTIONAL TITLE Legal Specialist – Urban legislation, land and human rights, CONTRACT TYPE Consultant POST DURATION 6 months CLOSING DATE 21 March 2018   BACKGROUND Several regions of Somalia, and the country,
Marawi City, 15 March 2018 – The Government of Japan and UN-Habitat have exchanged notes  to signify their partnership on a post-conflict shelter rehabilitation project, with financial support of USD 10 million from Japan. The Marawi Peacebuilding Through Shelter Recovery Project, focusing on peacebuilding through community-driven shelter and livelihood recovery, aims to support people displaced by
Kabul, 14 February 2018. – The Mayor of Kabul, Mr. Abdullah Habibzai, inaugurated today the upgrading of seven public parks in an event organized at the “Alawodin park” in District 6 in Kabul city. The upgrading activities are part of the UN-Habitat Clean and Green Cities (CGC) Programme which will implement area-based upgrading and urban
CONSULTANCY JOB OPENING                                                                                                  Issued on: 20th February 2018          ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Urban Economy and Finance Branch, UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi PROJECT: Future Saudi Cities Programme FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Consultant – Urban Economy and Municipal Finance CLOSING DATE: 22 March 2018 START DATE Immediately END DATE: 31st December 2018 BACKGROUND The United Nations Human Settlements