Juba 16 August 2018 – In commemoration of the International Youth Day, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Republic of South Sudan and United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) hosted a learning sharing workshop in Juba. Over 75 national youth associations, civil society groups, representatives from the donor community and INGOs attended
Niterói, Brazil 16 August 2018 – A group of 25 experts from Latin America shared key insights and best practices during the Urban Accountability Workshop on transparency, accountability, and the progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 11, held in Niterói, Brazil in mid-August. Experts from six cities in Latin America (Chimbote, Trujillo, La Paz,
CONSULTANCY JOB OPENING Issued on: 16th August 2018  ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Urban Economy and Finance Branch, UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Home Based PROJECT: Urban Economy and Finance FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Consultant – Urban Economy and Municipal Finance CLOSING DATE: 21st August 2018 START DATE Immediately END DATE: 1.5 months   BACKGROUND The United Nations Human Settlements Programmed, UN-
Terms of Reference   Project Assistant   Job Opening: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Job Title: Project Assistant General Expertise: Human Settlements             Category: Urban Planning Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Organizational Unit: Urban Planning and Design Branch Location: Kakuma, Turkana County   Duration:                     3 Months Start Date:                   1 October 2018 End Date:                   
VACANCIES URBAN PLANNING EXPERT – UGANDA JOB OPENING   The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. For close to forty years, UN-Habitat has been working in human settlements throughout the world,
Maroua, Cameroon, 14 August 2018—A total of 30 municipalities in northern Cameroon, a region badly affected by the activities of the terrorist group Boko Haram, have joined the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, being part of the 9,000 member strong grouping. Because of the activities of Boko Haram, all development interventions in
Chengdu, 14 August 2018— The Second High-Level International Forum on Sustainable Urban Development was recently held in Chengdu, organized by UN-Habitat and China Center for Urban Development (CCUD), implemented by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government. Mr. Yang Yu, Vice President of China Reform Daily and Special Commentator of China Central Television, served as the moderator during
Tabbaneh 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. It is a low-income, disadvantaged neighbourhood, exhibiting a relative fragility in terms of historical­ly rooted tensions affecting the security situation, weak public social and basic urban
Nairobi, 14 August 2018— On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples- marked on 9 August-  UN-Habitat made a clarion on all decision-makers – from national and local governments, to international and regional organisations – to ensure and realise the rights of all indigenous peoples in cities. This year’s theme – “Indigenous peoples’ migration
CONSULTANT TERMS OF REFERENCE                                                                                                                       15 August 2018              ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:   UN-HABITAT   DUTY STATION:   Nairobi   FUNCTIONAL TITLE:   PROJECT ASSISTANT, national CONSULTANT   DURATION:   September 2018 –September 2019 (12 months)   BACKGROUND     The Housing Unit develops strategies, policies, and programmes to provide access to adequate housing for