Nairobi, 18 Sept 09
The UN-HABITAT Advisory Committee of the Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development met for the first time at the organization headquarters in Nairobi on September 18, 2009.
Kitui,Kenya, 1 Sept 09
Some 30 youths drawn from Kenyan slums have started a training course in a low cost building technology, the result of partnership between UN-HABITAT and a local children’s home.
Nairobi, 27 Aug 09
A group of 28 urban professionals from 18 countries in Africa, Asia and South America gathered in Nairobi from Monday for the third edition of â€˜Sustainable Communitiesâ€™ course on how to use city planning as a tool for sustainable development.
UN Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya, 24 Aug 09
On Monday August 31st UNEP and UN-HABITAT, as Co-Chairs of the UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade on Education for Sustainable Development, are hosting a Symposium on Climate Change Education and Sustainable Cities in Nairobi.
Nairobi, Kenya, 24 Aug 09
UN-HABITAT has undertaken a worldwide photographic campaign to capture the contemporary dynamics of the city, with a special focus on the interactions between citizens and their urban landscape.
Nairobi, 27 Jul 09
Kenya’s Ministry of Lands has granted UN-HABITAT title to almost 55 acres to be used to build affordable housing and to improve the livelihoods of people living and working in slums.