Nairobi, 8 Nov 11
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos on Tuesday told students at the University of Nairobi that he considered universities as strategic partners in the quest for sustainable urban development.
Nairobi, 29 Aug 11
A logo competition for the Initiative, instigated in partnership with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, resulted in a winner after much deliberation, thanks to jury members David Fortin from Montana State University, Fiona Jack from University of Auckland and Victor Mgendi and Jane Nyakairu from UN-HABITAT.
Nairobi, 26 Aug 11
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the University of Westminster drew some 60 delegates to the first global workshop of the Habitat Partner University Initiative from 16 - 18 May 2011.
Nairobi, 24 Aug 11
The Habitat Partner University Initiative and the Cities and Climate Change Initiative have issued a call for proposals: Strengthening Urban Climate Change Education - Module Development for the Cities and Climate Change Academy.
Nairobi, 20 Jul 11
Based on a grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs targeting the Habitat Partner University Initiative network, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and UN-HABITAT are announcing a Call for Applications for seed funds to promote the preparation of Africa-rooted research proposals on urban challenges in Eastern Africa. Deadline for applications is 3 October 2011 at 0800 hrs GMT.
Nairobi, 20 Jul 11
In collaboration with Uganda's Makerere University, UN-HABITAT held a workshop from 3 to 5 May 2011 for African Universities aiming to strengthen urban education by integrating climate change dimensions. The meeting report is now available.
Nairobi, 7 Jul 11
A group of graduate students from the University of California, Berkeley, last month visited UN-HABITAT for presentations and discussions relating to their field work "studio" on slum upgrading in Mathare, a slum in Nairobi.
Nairobi, 17 May 11
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos has congratulated the Sapienza Universita' di Roma for introducing a high-level course on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals. The course is the product of a partnership between UN-HABITAT and one of Europe's oldest and largest universities. For details, see: http://w3.uniroma1.it/sapienzamillenniumcourse/
Nairobi, 27 Apr 11
UN-HABITAT, in partnership with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, announces an international competition for the design of the logo of the Habitat Partner University Initiative.