La Paz, 28 June 2018 – Over 50 Bolivian and international urban and rural experts recently met in La Paz, Bolivia, drafting recommendations on how to include considerations on integrated territorial development and urban-rural linkages into National Urban Policies. The experts also reviewed the currently developed “Guiding Principles for Urban-Rural Linkages” by piloting them in
Mwanza, 28 June 2018–Residents of the informal settlements of Mabatini, Igogo and Kilimahewa in Mwanza, Tanzania have a reason to smile as they access safe sanitation and clean water in the rocky hills of Mwanza. Two-thirds of the urban population of Mwanza live in informal settlements where there is inadequate provision of basic services such
Download PDF Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Preparation of the National Strategic Action Plan (NSAP) of the Spatial Development Framework (SDF) for Rwanda Date first published:  26 June 2018 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 3 July 2018 Background UN-Habitat is the United Nations Programme for sustainable urbanization and
Urban Heritage & Transformation: Wuhan, China. UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Wuhan Land Use and Spatial Planning Research Centre (WLSP) is looking for creative and innovative urban design ideas from students for a vacant waterfront site in inner-city Wuhan, China. The competition is part of the UN-Habitat – WLSP programme “People Orientated Urban Public Spaces”
Grodno, 1 June 2018 From 31 May to 1 June 2018, in Grodno, republic of Belarus, over 75 people (including 30% women), participated in the workshop on “Sustainable urban planning and housing: national priorities of the Republic of Belarus and best international practices”. The two days workshop was jointly organised by three United Nations Agencies:
Nairobi, 21 June 2018—UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira launched a new report that investigates the effect of foreign direct investment on the continent’s cities. The report says that foreign firms and investors in African cities can play a catalytic role in the development of the continent. Titled ‘The State of African Cities
CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   Issued on: 21 June 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Urban Economy and Finance Branch, UN-HABITAT                            DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Assistant to the Youth Programme Advisor DURATION: 6 Months START DATE: Immediately CLOSING DATE: 28 June 2018  BACKGROUND The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN- HABITAT, is mandated by the UN General Assembly to
Donnerstag, der 21. Juni 2018
The importance of stakeholder participation and partnerships towards achieving sustainable development is expressed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 16 and 17, and in numerous paragraphs of the New Urban Agenda (NUA), (1, 4-6, 11, 15, 21, 91, 96, 126, 128, 149, 153-4, 162-3, 165, 168-9, 171, and 172), the outcome document of the third
UN-Habitat will provide support to the 1st ever global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 26 – 28 November 2018 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). The SBEC, which is convened at the invitation of H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, focuses on
Freitag, der 15. Juni 2018
On behalf of colleagues at the United Nations Human Settlements Programme it is my pleasure to extend warm greetings and our best wishes to you on the auspicious occasion of Eid al-Fitr when Muslims around the world mark the end of the sacred month of Ramadhan by breaking the fast. It offers us a unique