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Source: New feed
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Source: New feed
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Mathare, Kenya, 30 September 2018: – We skipped across open drains, bending our heads below the rusty corrugated iron roofs. We had to dodge our way past sweaty men whistling to clear the way as they hauled large sacks overflowing with vegetables on their backs through the narrow, muddy alleys of Mlango Kubwa, an area
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I am excited to observe together with you, my first World Habitat Day as UN-Habitat’s Executive Director. I would like to encourage each one of you to be actively involved in this unique day to make it a resounding success, and to accomplish the objective that is serves.  World Habitat Day provides us a unique
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UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award winners announced 28 September 2018, Nairobi Kenya – The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award winners have been selected for 2018. The Scroll of Honour is one of the world’s most prestigious awards presented to those working on urbanization. It focuses on initiatives of outstanding contributions in the field of developing
Friday September 28th, 2018
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2 October 2018 – “In Focus: SDG 11” will allow to discuss the successes and challenges in the implementation of SDG 11 by UN agencies, NGOs, private and public sector, academia, etc. The networking lunch followed by the roundtable discussion will provide an opportunity to foster partnerships and collaborations. 3 October 2018 – “Right to
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28 September 2018, Nairobi Kenya – The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award winners have been selected for 2018. The Scroll of Honour is one of the world’s most prestigious awards presented to those working on urbanization. It focuses on initiatives of outstanding contributions in the field of developing and improving urban lives, provision of housing
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Partners: UN-Habitat and UNICEF Locations: Lebanon, Tripoli Donors: Swiss Cooperation Office El-Qobbeh is a predominantly residential neighbourhood in eastern Tripoli, on the east banks of Abu Ali River. It falls within the jurisdiction of Tripoli Municipality, in Lebanon’s North Governorate. El-Qobbeh neighbourhood as defined participatively in the field spans 1.78 square kilometres. This profile however
Thursday September 27th, 2018
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To celebrate UN World Cities Day, the University of Warwick is holding a half-day event to showcase cities research. Besides offering the opportunity to hear more about the wide variety of research being undertaken in the cities space, this event will also offer the opportunity to network and explore collaborative opportunities with researchers and others
Thursday September 27th, 2018
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Co-Creating Open Digital Services for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Local governments are more and more using open data to provide public services to their citizens. However, they lack tools on how to involve citizens, especially older citizens, in the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of these initiatives in order to make them address citizens’ needs