Kindly note that the UN Habitat-IOM-UCLG joint OpEd is now available in French and Spanish. Source: New feed
On 13th – 16th November, UN-Habitat kick-started the Public Space Programme in Kalobeyei though a first participatory design workshop with youth from refugees and host communities. In addition to the host community, seven different nationalities were involved in the workshop. The Public Space Programme will establish a network of public spaces designed, implemented and maintained
November 21, 2017, Some fifty-seven persons and dignitaries of the Ministry of Town Planning, Housing and the Living Environment, the media and the United Nations gathered in the conference hall of the Ministry to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of Togo and UN-Habitat. Prior to the signing, three
20th September, Barcelona – Under the theme, Empower Cities, Empower people, the 2017 edition of Smart City Expo World Congress (#SCEWC17) took place this month in Barcelona. UN-Habitat signed an agreement with the event organizers through which the programme will become a strategic partner in this and future editions of the global event. For UN-Habitat, this
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Building a Vision for a People-Centered Public Transport in Kenya    Date first published: 15 November 2017 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 28 November 2017 Introduction Under the framework of the project “Promoting Sustainable Transport Solutions
Geneva 16 November 2017–Representatives of Armenia, Moldova, Serbia and Tajikistan last week attended the joint UN-Habitat and UNECE final regional workshop of the UN Development Account 9th tranche project “Strengthening national capacities for sustainable housing and urban development in countries with economies in transition”. The workshop was held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 10 November 2017
Nairobi 14 November 2017—The First session of the Young African Think’rs (YAT) will be held in Nairobi starting from Wednesday 15th of November. The meeting is informed by the fact that exclusion from the economic, political, and social life of youth in developing countries breeds disillusionment, hopelessness, and upheaval. Research has found links between youth
Donnerstag, der 16. November 2017
Geneva 14 September 2017–UN-Habitat and UNECE co-organized  a final regional workshop of the UNDA 9th tranche project “Strengthening national capacities for sustainable housing and urban development in countries with economies in transition”. The workshop was held in Geneva on 10 November to discuss experiences, best practices of and lessons learned in the implementation of the
  Download PDF Version CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on 15 November 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT, Future Saudi Cities Programme  DUTY STATION: UN-HABITAT Office in Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Urban Planner Specialist GRADE: I-ICA-2 DURATION: 12 Month contract CLOSING DATE: 30 November 2017 BACKGROUND The United
Call for Expressions of Interest   Training of trainers in Cameroon on the assembly of solar street lights and the construction of improved cook stoves   Date of publication: 14 November 2017   Deadline for submission of Expressions of Interests: 28 November 2017   Introduction Energy access in poor urban and peri-urban areas of Cameroon