Yangon, 18 Sept 13
The Urban Resource Center (URC) was recently opened by Dr. Win Myint, Union Deputy-Minister of Construction in the premises of Department of Human Settlements and Housing Development, Ministry of Construction in Yangon.
New York Monday , 16 Sept 13
In a side-event to the workshop on youth-led action research on land jointly organized by UN-Habitat and GLTN, the youth representatives from Brazil, Nepal, Kenya and Zimbabwe spoke on the importance of Securing Land and Property Rights for All.
Nairobi, 12 Sept 13
Mayors, urban policy makers, Islamic scholars, civil society and experts from over 30 countries have called upon the international community to intensify efforts to deal with urban challenges in the Muslim World by harmonising universal and Islamic approaches.
Kigali, 10 Sept 13
Ministers, Mayors, government officials and civil society organisations in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries have pledged to increase their political will to develop and implement integrated strategies for sustainable urban development. French
Nairobi, 9 Sept 13
From January 14-16, 2014 the University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability will hold a conference addressing the challenges and opportunities surrounding green infrastructure.
Kigali, 6 Sept 13
The Prime Minister of Rwanda, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Pierre Habumuremyi has called on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries to work towards improving the living conditions of people in cities by adopting a jointly developed Declaration and Action Plan, which would help them to achieve well-coordinated urban development and manage the challenges of rapid urbanisation in a sustainable manner. French
Suwon, 6 Sept 13
In partnership with UN-Habitat, the City of Suwon in the Republic of Korea and ICLEI launched the 2013 edition of the Ecomobility World Congress at a colorful ceremony attended by over two hundred and fifty international participants from over forty one countries.
Kigali, 4 Sept 13
The Second International Tripartite Conference on "Sustainable Urbanization as Response to Urban Poverty Eradication" opened on Tuesday 5th September in Kigali, Rwanda with a call on nations and development partners to rise to the challenge of unsustainable urbanisation as the international community articulates the global post-2015 development agenda.