Tunis – International partners joined efforts with the United Nations system in Libya to support and boost their Libyan counterparts’ capacity to design, develop and implement social policies including a stronger community participation in the framework of efforts to stabilize and develop Libya. UN-Habitat and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) disseminated the findings of five
Two debate tournaments read the youth’s pulse on compelling urban issues in the Philippines—from climate change and equitable urbanization to recovery from armed conflict On October 28, UN-Habitat Philippines rounded out Urban October with the conduct of Manila Urban Debates, held at the Ateneo de Manila campus in Quezon City, in partnership with the Ateneo
Barcelona, Spain, 12 November 2018 – Members of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign agreed to step up their efforts during the Committee Meeting hosted by the chair, UN-Habitat, at the start of Barcelona Resilience Week 2018. More than 4,000 cities have signed up to the Campaign, launched in 2010, which encourages cities to pledge to
Freitag, der 9. November 2018
Nairobi, November 9, 2018 – UN-Habitat has recently joined the World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)) for a global crowd-solving challenge for designs of Resilient Homes. The goal of this challenge is to generate designs for resilient, low-cost and sustainable small houses that can be built
NAIROBI, November 7, 2018 – UN-Habitat and the One Planet Network have developed an innovative way to improve sustainability of new housing projects and make green housing affordable. The SHERPA App helps users to overcome social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges in project implementation to ensure sustainability in housing projects. SHERPA uses simple language and
November 2018  – The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) was established by the German Government, has just celebrated its second birthday. Since its launch in October 2016 at the Habitat III conference in Quito, TUMI has trained over 1,500 urban mobility decision-makers and provided seed funding to scale-up and replicate innovative pilot projects . The
Donnerstag, der 8. November 2018
The lecture seeks to highlight the impact of the housing sector on the development of cities and the attainment of the Sustainability Developments Goals (SDGs). It will also unveil the state of housing in Mexico and its opportunities and challenges for compliance with the 2030 Agenda. AUDIO: Carlos Zedillo – “Good Housing Makes a Good
Nairobi, November 7, 2018 – Poor design, low quality of construction, exclusion from central planning processes, and inadequate access to basic services expose many city residents to serious environmental and health hazards. Over the last 10 years natural disasters alone have rendered over 23 million people homeless and displaced another 240 million, with the poorest
Dienstag, der 6. November 2018
Join a webinar discussion on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Action: Planning the cycling city led by UN-Habitat and Despacio, Bogotá, Colombia on Tuesday 6 November 2018 from13:00 to 15:00 UTC. The Urban Pathways Project , launched in 2017 in Berlin, Germany, by UN-Habitat, the Wuppertal Institute of Climate, Energy and Environment and UN Environment aims
Montag, der 5. November 2018
Posting Title: Digital Content Creator Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 01 November 2018 – 21 November 2018 Job Opening Number: 18-United Nations Human Settlements Programme-106353-Consultant Staffing Exercise N/A   Result of Service Deliverables • Digital communication strategy for UN-Habitat’s corporate communication • Standards, templates and guideline document for consistent