Conakry, Guinea, 8 October 2018 – The Ministry of City and Territorial Development in Guinea has partnered with UN-Habitat to train one hundred youth on Prevention of urban insecurity through the manufacture, assembly, installation and maintenance of photovoltaic solar street lights. The training will empower young people by equipping them with marketable and through photovoltaic
Delhi, 9 October 2018 –  Findings of research conducted since 2016 by UN-Habitat, Oxford Brookes University (OBU), The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), and Development Alternatives (DA) were presented at a national workshop on Mainstreaming Sustainable Social Housing in India Project (MaS-SHIP). Funded by the United Nations Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme the workshop aims
Nairobi, 15 October 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Directorate General of Human Settlement, Ministry of Public Works and Housing will conduct a capacity building workshop for high-level officials in Indonesian cities to support development of human and institutional capacity to implement the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG 11). Participants drawn from
Download PDF Title: “Improving Tenure Security of Smallholder Farmers in Select Areas in Uganda” Purpose of CFP: To implement a project in Uganda to improve land and natural resources tenure security for rural poor smallholder farmers, including women, youth and vulnerable groups in select areas in Northern Uganda. Submission Start Date: 12th October 2018 Submission
Nairobi, 11 October 2018 – A stakeholder workshop convened jointly by UN-Habitat and the Government of Kenya has validated findings of the environmental and social impact assessment of closing the Ngong dumpsite and commissioning the new Kajiado Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (KISWAM) facility. Key stakeholders in the project include the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation,
NEW YORK, USA, October 2018 – Across the globe, one in four youths is affected by armed conflict or organized violence. Many more are stereotyped as perpetrators and at-risk individuals. Yet, if given the opportunity, youth can be key partners in building peace. This was a key message at the side event co-hosted by UN-Habitat
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New York October 2018 – Youth, civil society and NGOs joined UN-Habitat and the Canadian Govenrment on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss how young people from Somalia can contribute to bringing about peace. Nearly 50 young women and men from Afgoye and Mogadishu took part in UN-Habitat’s recent study  Youth as
Cities in sub-Saharan Africa are growing at an unprecedented rate due to internal migration and general population growth. Urban population growth brings with it many positive benefits, but in cash-constrained municipalities, this can be particularly problematic as the financial resources cannot keep pace with municipal infrastructure needs. This had not been as challenging in the
Kigali, Rwanda, 11 October 2018 –Drawing from its vast experience in working with urban youth globally, UN-Habitat shared lessons learnt at the African Youth Conneckt Urban Session 2018. Over 5,000 participants attended the inaugural UN-Habitat Urban Youth Connekt Session at the Youth Connekt Summit to share ideas on enhancing innovation, building strong partnerships, financing young
Con fin de medir la percepción de la intervención por parte de los peatones que pasan por la zona, se realizaron dos sesiones de sondeo en el punto, antes y después de la intervención de urbanismo táctico. El sondeo antes diagnosticó la percepción de los problemas de la zona, como altas velocidades vehiculares y riesgo