Download PDF United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Call for Expressions of Interest for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Building Capacity for Bus Rapid Transit Planning and Modernisation of Existing Transport Industry Date first published: 31 July 2018 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 14 August 2018   Introduction Bus Rapid Transit systems are emerging
Nairobi, 30 July 2018— A delegation from Namibia’s National Council Standing Committee on Habitat Monday visited UN-Habitat headquarters in Nairobi. The visit, that builds on a previous meeting between the two institutions, is expected to enhance collaboration between UN-Habitat and Namibia and will specifically focus on improving the capacity of the Committee to effectively debate
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Victor Kisob of Cameroon as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). He succeeds Aisa Kirabo Kacyira of Rwanda, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. Kacyira will continue to serve
Cairo, 26 July 2018 – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and UN-Habitat held a regional training workshop in Cairo on monitoring and reporting of SDG 11 Arab States between 3 – 5 July 2018.  The workshop was designed to enhance the capacity of national statistical officers and urban experts
Nairobi, 24 July 2018 – Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works Hon. James Macharia and Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat Mme. Maimunah Mohd Sharif have jointly launched the UN-Habitat Country Programme Document for Kenya 2018-2021 in Nairobi. Thanking sector stakeholders involved in formulation of the Kenya HCPD 2018-2021 among them
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Nairobi, 23 July 2018 – World renowned architect Shigeru Ban paid his second visit to the Kalobeyei Refugee Settlement in Turkana County where houses are being constructed based on shelter models he has designed for refugees in collaboration with UN-Habitat. The project which is funded by the Government of Japan includes providing suitable housing design
24th July 2018, Kabul. UN-Habitat Afghanistan hosted a three-day Training of Trainers workshop on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation into Sustainable Development in close cooperation with Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANMDA), senior representatives from different national and local authorities in Afghanistan and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
Cities all over the world are growing and transforming through processes of densification and sprawl. Open spaces, private and public, are being turned into buildings, infrastructure and new landscapes of public spaces, parks, plazas, playgrounds and natural areas are emerging. These spatial structures define the cultural, social, economic and political functions of cities. In the
The geographic, cultural, social, demographic and economic advantages of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have made KSA a key international player and economic world power. Historically, oil and gas have been the country’s primary exports, but KSA has begun investing in other strategic sectors of the economy. This push towards economic diversification is supported
Download PDF Regional Profile for the West Nile Region, Uganda Submission Start Date: 25 July 2018 Submission Deadline Date and time: 9 August 2018 COB Size of grant: 25 000 USD Purpose of CFP: UN-Habitat is developing a Regional Profile for the West Nile Region in Uganda, based on prior work in the region, seeking