New Asker, Norway, 31 October 31, 2017– New Asker, a municipality located just North of Oslo, is adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for the reformulation of the new municipality. Norwegian municipalities are in the process of undergoing an amalgamation process so as to better provide economies of scale and provide more
Guangzhou, 31 October 2017 – UN-Habitat joined partners around the world in celebrating World Cities Day under the theme Innovative Governance, Open Cities.  The global celebration was marked in Guangzhou, China, where Dr Joan Clos, UN-Habitat’s Executive Director, delivered his official statement and in Shanghai, where he unveiled an urban statue dedicated to the day, which
Dubai 31, October 2017 – The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Dubai International Award is meeting in Dubai from 30th October to 2nd November 2017 to undertake the first selection stage of the 11th round of the Award. Consequently, the ten-member Committee will submit their findings, which include a list of submissions to be
Berlin 31 October 2017—The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on“Refining the Metadata Methodology for Monitoring SDG 11.2: by 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all”, was recently held in Berlin, Germany (http://www.urban-pathways.org/conference-agenda.html). UN-Habitat is collaborating with governments, including national and local authorities, NGOs, private sector and other partners in promoting
Montag, der 30. Oktober 2017
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Download PDF Version   Issued on: 30 October 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION UN-Habitat, Somalia Programme DUTY STATION Nairobi/ Kenya (with travel to Somalia) FUNCTIONAL TITLE Monitoring and Evaluation Expert CONTRACT TYPE Consultant POST DURATION 6 months CLOSING DATE 13 November 2017 BACKGROUND UN-Habitat has been active in the Somalia urban sector for more than
Quezon City, Philippines., October 27, 2017— Despite the recent suspension of work and classes due to a public transport strike affecting all of Metro Manila, about 40 representatives from five Philippine national government agencies showed up for the first training workshop on Building Climate Resiliency through Urban Plans & Designs (BCRUPD), a German government funded
Dienstag, der 24. Oktober 2017
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Call For Proposals – Small public space implementation projects 23 October 2017 Deadline: 14 November at 5pm East Africa Time UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: The
Herat, Afghanistan 12 October 2017– The Dutch ambassador to Afghanistan, Geoffrey van Leeuwen, recently made a visit to five project sites of the Afghanistan Urban Peacebuilding Programme (AUPP) in District 13th of Herat City. It is an Afghan Safer Cities, and Communities Programme implemented in 8 cities. The projects the ambassador visited include a school