Nairobi, 14 Nov 13
Two days after the super typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, UN-Habitat as part of the wider UN system in the country deployed two teams on the ground to assess the extent of the damage to housing in collaboration with national and local government.
Nairobi, 13 Nov 13
UN-Habitat, the United Nations Programme for Human Settlements on Tuesday launched a new report exploring the link between street connectivity and city prosperity which includes the Composite Street Connectivity Index.
Paris, 12 Nov 13
A group of international experts gathered in Paris, France, late last month for the first face-to-face meeting to advance the drafting of the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP).
Nairobi, 6 Nov 13
UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board Member, Raphael Obonyo, has highlighted how youth are becoming increasingly engaged in creating green economies while speaking at the TEDX Nairobi talks as part of the Global South-South Development Expo "Building Inclusive Green Economies".
Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka, 6 Nov 13
The recently appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Mr. David Daly, last week visited the conflict affected village of Iranapalai in Mullaitvu District in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.
Seoul, 5 Nov 13
Over 300 participants from 83 local governments and close to 50 partner organisations converged for the Regional Network of Local Authorities (CITYNET) Seoul Congress 2013 which kicked off on Monday.
Nairobi, 4 Nov 13
Seeking to further enhance the voice of youth in its work and activities, UN-Habitat has entered into a partnership with the Norwegian Children and Youth Council (LNU), an umbrella organization for more than 90 non-governmental organizations and more than 500,000 young people for children and youth.