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).
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.
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".
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.
Nairobi , 28 Oct 13
Myanmar is going through rapid transformation through political, economic and administrative waves of reform. As the economy of Myanmar opens up, the pace of urbanization is bound to increase.
Kabul, 28 Oct 13
Over 200 women"s rights and civil society activists marched in the streets of the Afghan capital, Kabul on Sunday in order to raise awareness about sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public places in Afghanistan.
Nigeria , 28 Oct 13
The Government of Nigeria has pledged to give priority attention to the challenge of inadequate housing and rapid slum growth in the country by taking actions to make the human settlements sector the bedrock and centre-piece of national development.