Suriname, 29 April 2016 – Participants at a recent workshop have highlighted the need for a mult-stakeholder, participatory approach to urban development. Leading up to the Caribbean Urban Forum 6 (CUF6) in Paramaribo, Suriname, UN-Habitat’s Urban Planning and Design Lab hosted the planning workshop on Sustainable Urban Development in Paramaribo, Suriname. A total of 50
Donnerstag, der 28. April 2016
Download PDF Version CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 26 April 2016 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance / UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: BARCELONA FUNCTIONAL TITLE: WOP Researcher DURATION: 12 months CLOSING DATE: 9 May 2016 BACKGROUND Following the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) “Hashimoto Action Plan” launched in Mexico in
Donnerstag, der 28. April 2016
Download PDF VersionVACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTVacancy No. DOM/18/2016Issued on: 26 April 2016 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Team Assistant GRADE: G-4 POST DURATION One year renewable CLOSING DATE:   9 May 2016   BACKGROUND The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly
Download PDF VersionCONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 28 April 2016 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Consultant: Python Developer to support the customization and implementation of the Social Tenure Domain Model framework. DURATION: 5 months (spread across 12 months) CLOSING DATE: 6 May 2016 BACKGROUND UN-Habitat through the Global Land Tool Network and
Barcelona, 27 April 2016 – An Expert Group Meeting (EGM), Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development (LRRD): UN-Habitat Gender-Responsive Engagement in Post-Conflict Contexts was recently held in Barcelona. The meeting focused on the refinement of methodologies employed by UN-Habitat in three issue areas: housing & livelihoods, safety & security and spatial planning, in relation to gender
Beira, 27 April 2016–UN-Habitat and the Municipal Council of Beira (CMB) last week launched the Multifunctional Community Centre for Renewables Energy Project in the slum of Munhava, around the city of Beira in Mozambique. The USD 158,000 project that began in 2013 was as a result of co-funding from the German company BASF STIFTUNG and
Baghdad 26 April 2016– UN-Habitat recently held a workshop aimed at introducing and promoting the new legislative texts to address the illegal urban sprawl, preventing future urban irregularities and introduce the investment of remote sensing technology and utilizing satellite imagery in this regard. The workshop was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning, within
Montag, der 25. April 2016
Informal settlements are a global urban phenomenon. They exist in urban contexts all over the world, in various forms and typologies, dimensions, locations. While urban informality is more present in cities in developing countries, housing informality and substandard living conditions can also be found in developed countries. Currently, there are around one billion slum dwellers
Informal settlements are a global urban phenomenon. They exist in urban contexts all over the world, in various forms and typologies, dimensions, locations. While urban informality is more present in cities in developing countries, housing informality and substandard living conditions can also be found in developed countries. Currently, there are around one billion slum dwellers
Kabul 20 April 2016—The government of Afghanistan, with the technical assistance from UN-Habitat recently completed a series of workshops aimed at developing an Urban National Priority Programme (U-NPP). The government held a series of consultation workshops across the country to reach relevant stakeholders and receive inputs with technical support from UN-Habitat as a part of the