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NAIROBI, 28 May 2019 – UN-Habitat has made a call to all governments, regional and city authorities to join its Waste Wise Cities campaign. The campaign, which was launched during World Habitat Day by Ms. Maimunah Mohd Shariff on October 1 2018, aims at supporting cities identify gaps in their treatment of rubbish as well
NAIROBI, 25 – 26 May 2019 – Over 200 stakeholders drawn from all regions converged at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi, Kenya for the first biennial global stakeholder forum. The two-day forum which attracted representatives of all partner groups  was jointly organized by UN-Habitat and its stakeholders. The pre-assembly forum took place the weekend
Dienstag, der 28. Mai 2019
Nairobi, 25 – 26 May 2019_Over 200 stakeholders drawn from all regions converged at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi, Kenya for the first biennial global stakeholder forum. The 2-day forum which attracted representatives of all partner groups actively engaged in the work of UN-Habitat was jointly organized by UN-Habitat and its stakeholders. This pre-assembly
NAIROBI, 27 May 2019 – The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, formally opened the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the United Nations Office at Nairobi. Guests at the colourful opening ceremony included ministers and high-level Member States representatives, governors, mayors, representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations, academics and business leaders. Welcoming the international guests to
NAIROBI, 27 May 2019 – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta formally opened the first UN-Habitat Assembly in front of a packed audience at the United Nations Office in Nairobi. With over 3,000 delegates confirmed to attend the five day event, the guests at the colourful opening ceremony included representatives of Member States, mayors of cities, representatives
Montag, der 27. Mai 2019
The world is at a complex crossroads and decisive actions are crucial and urgent to both tackle current and emerging challenges, and harness the multiple opportunities offered by well-planned urbanization, new partnerships, technology-driven economic transformation and sustainable development models. Inequality all over the world is increasing. UN-Habitat estimates that 75 per cent of the world’s
NAIROBI, 23 May 2019 – Over 250 youth met with representatives of the private sector, government and the UN to explore ways to boost young people’s employment in the Blue Economy at the second conference on youth and the Blue Economy. The youth at the two day conference, entitled Pathways to the Blue Economy, agreed
Freitag, der 24. Mai 2019
This Report outlines the key achievements of UN-Habitat in improving social inclusion and fighting climate change, including work on-the-ground,  global campaigns and expert policy guidance. Rising inequality and environmental degradation can be seen in cities across the world. Addressing these challenges is at the core of the UN-Habitat mandate. The four Cross-Cutting Issues of UN-Habitat
NAIROBI, 23 May 2019 – From early this morning, a steady stream of delegates arrived at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), for the first ever UN-Habitat Assembly. Participants from all over the world queued up to get their Assembly badges, ahead of five exciting and busy days of deliberations regarding the future of
Donnerstag, der 23. Mai 2019
The YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2018 under the theme, “Connekting youth for continental transformation” was held 8-10 October 2018 at the Kigali International Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda. It brought together young men and women from all over Africa and beyond. The Summit focused on the role of the youth in developing the continent as well