London 29 March 2019—A new study led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London and Malaria Atlas Project, University of Oxford has revealed that improved housing had doubled on the African continent between 2000 and 2015. The study published in the “Nature International Journal of Science” is the first accurate
Zamalek, Egypt, 29 March 2019—UN-Habitat and Egypt held a two-day conference on March 24 and 25 bringing together over 120 experts. “In order to be smart, cities need to be sustainable and inclusive”. This is one of the key messages emerging during the conference organized by UN-Habitat E and co-organized with and the Egyptian Ministry
Decision-makers, senior managers, and senior government officials and partners of UN Habitat are invited to apply for the 9th Shelter Academy organized by Arcadis and UN Habitat. This year’s Shelter Academy will take place between the 2 – 6 September 2019 in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will focus on climate adaptation and mitigation:
Freitag, der 29. März 2019
Apply now to the Singapore – UN-HABITAT international capacity building programme: 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore Singapore and UN-HABITAT is organizing the 3rd edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for Africa which will take place between 26-30 August 2018 in Singapore.  Mayors, governors, heads of metropolitan regions and provincial governments, decision-makers, senior
Anbar, Iraq 26 March 2019 – UN-Habitat handed over a total of 286 durable core houses in Ramadi, Fallujah and Karma in the Anbar Governorate constructed under the Gender-Sensitive Durable Shelter Support for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq project funded by the Government of Japan and implemented by UN-Habitat. The houses have been constructed for
NAIROBI, 28 March 2019: – The internet and other digital technologies can drive sustained and inclusive economic growth, social and cultural development, and environmental protection and promote sustainable accelerated achievement of SDG 11 – making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. UN-Habitat, OHCHR, UCLG, and EUROCITIES have partnered with the cities of
Mannheim, Germany – 26 March 2019 – The Global Strategic Dialogue Series held its first session, convened jointly by the City of Mannheim and UN-Habitat. Focusing on the role of private sector in advancing the 2030 Agenda, the Dialogue explored the ways in which business, industry, investors and start-ups can contribute to the SDGs, particularly
Dienstag, der 26. März 2019
Nairobi, 26 March 2019- UN-Habitat in partnership with the United Nations Office Nairobi, UN Environment, Nairobi City County and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy  (ITDP) and Critical Mass Nairobi  last week launched the first ever bike train in Nairobi. Bike train is where a group of people commute using bicycles either formally while
Kismayo, 26 March 2019—UN-Habitat on Monday officially handed over 79 houses and a community centre to a section of residents of Kismayo in Somalia. The project was executed under the Swedish funded Innovative Solutions for Displacement in Somalia Project. The 74 standard houses, five proto-type houses and a community centre forming part of Midnimo Village
UN-Habitat and New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management are organising a five-day course for city leaders to develop skills and exposure to best practices in metropolitan finance and policy making in municipalities, metropolis, and megacities. The course, which will be in the form of interactive lectures and project-oriented workshops, will run from 15