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.
Nairobi, 3 Mar 11
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the University of Westminster will host the first global workshop of the Habitat Partner University Initiative from 16 - 18 May 2011 to discuss the future of the initiative.
Nairobi, 25 Feb 11
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with Uganda's Makerere University will host a workshop for African Universities from 3-5 May 2011 aiming to strengthen their urban climate change courses.
Barcelona, 24 Feb 11
UN-HABITAT delivered a seminar for 15 graduate students entitled "Disaster Management and Disaster Risk Reduction in Urban Areas as part of the Erasmus Mundo-URBANO Masters in International Cooperation programme held at the International University of Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.
San José, Costa Rica, 25 Jan 11
This is a new one-year Masters programme on Sustainable Urban Governance, Urban Resilience and Peace. Developed by UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the University for Peace, San José, Costa Rica, it enables students to learn about urban governance, Urban Risk & Resilience and peace, and give them the chance to meet those dealing with these matters on a daily basis.