Guangzhou, 22 September 2017 – The global observation of 2017 World Cities Day will be held in Guangzhou on 31 October, as recently announced in a media briefing in the city. The event is organized by United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China (MOHURD) and the People’s Government
New York, 22 September 2017 – Youth took centre stage at the United Nations General Assembly, calling to be liberated from the margins and welcomed into the centre of decision-making, based not only on their right to be there but their actions in creating economically and socially inclusive and dynamic societies.   The Cities for
Download PDF Version VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                 Issued on: 21/09/2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION UN-Habitat, Somalia Programme DUTY STATION Home based with travel to Kismayo and Baidao FUNCTIONAL TITLE Framework for Property Taxation CONTRACT TYPE Consultancy POST DURATION 35 working days within two months. CLOSING DATE 28/09/2017 BACKGROUND The UN Joint Programme on Local Governance and Decentralized
Donnerstag, der 21. September 2017
Download PDF Version   CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 21 September 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: HOME BASED FUNCTIONAL TITLE: CONSULTANT DURATION: ONE MONTH CLOSING DATE: 28 SEPTEMBER 2017 BACKGROUND United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is looking for an external consultant(s) to carry out an evaluation of UN-Habitat-HIVOS Partner Contract Agreement, 2016-2017. This
Download PDF Version Terms of Reference (Draft) – Evaluation of the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) Strategy, 2013-2017 CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 21 September 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat DUTY STATION: Home-based with missions as required FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Evaluation of the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) Strategy, 2013-2017 DURATION: Total 6 weeks from
Donnerstag, der 21. September 2017
Nairobi, 21 September 2017 – Youth, diplomats and local leaders came to the UN Office of Nairobi today to celebrate International Peace Day. Hosted by UN-Habitat, the event highlighted some of the work that the agency is doing around the world to promote the active role that youth are playing in peace building and keeping.
Mittwoch, der 20. September 2017
Egyptian cities have grown fast in the past 30 years. This has led to the continuous formation of informal settlements on the periphery of cities. In the process, cities and villages have grown at a fast pace surpassing, in some cases, 80 % of its original footprint in 1985. This rapid urbanization has led to
The United Nations in Egypt is committed to ensure a high quality of life for all women, men, boys and girls living in Egypt (regardless of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status) by developing national capacity and building strong partnerships with the Government,
Johannesburg, 19 September 2017 – UN-Habitat and its partners are exploring how “mixed reality” can be used to boost community participation in planning urban public space. Over the last few years, UN-Habitat has increasingly been working with digital tools for sustainable urban development, often in collaboration with technology partners. Since 2012, the organization has been
Baghdad, 19 September 2017 – A new mapping exercise carried out by the Ministry of Planning in Iraq, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, found that there are currently 3,687 informal settlements in 12 governorates in the country, inhabited by about 3.2 million Iraqis. The findings were presented during an event jointly held by the Ministry of