Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the 2018 High‑Level Political Forum side event, “The SDGs  in Action:  Working Together for Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Settlements”, in New York today: It gives me great pleasure to join you today to highlight the importance of sustainable
Donnerstag, der 19. Juli 2018
The UN-Habitat Urban Legislation Unit (ULU), in collaboration with the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), hosted the 5th Urban Law Day on Friday the 13th of July. The Urban Law Day 2018 topic was: Human Rights in Cities. The event was attended by a multi-disciplinary and international group of students, academia,
New York, U. S. A., 18 July 2018 — Ride from Williamsburg to the United Nations highlights the role cycling can play in meeting modern urban infrastructure challenges – in New York City and around the world In coordination with the United Nations High Level Political Forum taking place in New York City this week,
Download PDF Purpose of CFP: The assignment aims at working collaboratively with an institution that is specialized in the areas of capacity development, e-learning and that has experience in the field of urban development or other technical areas relevant to slum upgrading in order to set up an e-learning platform and link it to the
Moscow, 17 July 2018 – UN-Habitat and the Moscow Urban Forum (MUF) have established a global partnership to promote exchange of professional expertise in the search for effective solutions to acute urban development issues. “UN-Habitat is focusing on identification of key challenges in urban development and potential responses by cities using innovative solutions. Our Forum
Under the Global public space programme and with the coordination of the Regional Public Space Programme for Arab states, UN-Habitat Regional office for Arab States, in cooperation with UN-Habitat Jordan and the Municipality of Zarqa organized the first Minecraft workshop in Zarqa, Jordan for the participatory design of an open space in Al-Ghweirieh neighborhood. The
Much of the 2030 Agenda will be ‘fought and won’ in urban centres, where more than half the world’s population live New York City, July 17 – With the majority of the global population now living in cities and the numbers growing daily, making cities inclusive, sustainable, resilient and safe is critical to achieving the 2030
Nairobi, 17 July 2018 – With support from UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Observatory and the Africa Center for Statistics at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), two cities in Tunisia are developing frameworks for monitoring and reporting on SDG 11. Specialized training workshops conducted in the cities of Monastir and Tozeur were attended by
Montag, der 16. Juli 2018
2018 Review of SDGs implementation: SDG 11 – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The pledge of Goal 11 to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable provides an unparalleled opportunity for the attainment of collective and inclusive progress, and for the achievement of sustainable development in the