Nairobi, 10 Dec 13
ARCADIS, a leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, and UN-Habitat, the United Nations Agency for Human Settlements, have announced today to extend their collaboration for another two years until the end of 2015.
Nairobi, 9 Dec 13
Grand Korea Leisure Co. Ltd, a Korean-based private company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UN-Habitat to work on sustainable economic development for residents of the Kibera slum in Nairobi.
Barcelona, 28 Nov 13
Over 250 participants converged for the 3-day Global Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs) congress which kicked off today at the Sant Pau Complex in Barcelona, under the theme“Fostering Cooperation between Water Operators.”
Nairobi, 27 Nov 13
UN-Habitat and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) are holding a major conference for Africa’s mayors to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding urbanization across the continent.
Manila, 25 Nov 13
Two weeks after super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck the central Philippines the scale of the devastation is slowly sinking in. as people pick the pieces and carry on with their lives, available evidence shows that the rebuilding process will take long and will be tedious.
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, 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.
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).