Nairobi, 21 Nov 13
One of Republic of Korea's most celebrated professional footballers Mr. Lee Chun Soo has shown keen interest in working closely with UN-Habitat to promote a sports curriculum and to establish a sports academy to train youth in Kenya.
Warsaw, Poland, 21 Nov 13
For the first time during the Conference of Parties (COP) process, this year's United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting includes a "Cities Day", recognizing the important role that our cities play in combating climate change.
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).
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".