Urban Themes

Risk Reduction & Rehabilitation

[ Opportunities ] Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 10:33
In collaboration with the journals Frontiers in Sociology & Frontiers in Public Health (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an open-access article collection on: "Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population"   Guest Editors: Andrzej Klimczuk, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland Łukaz Tomczyk,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 13:39
The National Youth Congress (NYC2018) will be hosted in Kampala at Ndejje University 25-27 July, 2018 focusing on the role of youth in advocating for good governance that leads to the implementation  of the New Urban Agenda (Habitat III) and the National Green Growth Development Agenda (NGGDA).  The National Youth Congress (NYC) is an initiative of TEENS Uganda working with a consortium of... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 20:41
The Regional Action Plan for the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean (RAP) seeks to be the regional expression of the New Urban Agenda (NUA). It promotes evidence-based policy making, setting out potential actions and interventions as well as relevant and priority policy guidance for all Latin American and Caribbean countries towards the achievement of... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 17:43
Distinction seeks to promote successful experiences and inspire other organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to embrace the guidelines of this global agreement. Adopted in October 2016, the New Urban Agenda defines the steps to ensure sustainable urbanization in the next 20 years. Rethinking how we plan, manage and live in cities is the principle of the New Urban Agenda, adopted in... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016 - 22:34
Distinction seeks to promote successful experiences and inspire other organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to embrace the guidelines of this global agreement. Adopted in October 2016, the New Urban Agenda defines the steps to ensure sustainable urbanization in the next 20 years. Rethinking how we plan, manage and live in cities is the principle of the New Urban Agenda, adopted in... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, November 7, 2016 - 16:36
In Iraq, UN-Habitat is the chair of the Housing, Land and Property Rights (HLP) sub-cluster, under the Protection cluster. The overarching goal of the HLP sub-cluster is to facilitate a more predictable, accountable and effective HLP response in humanitarian emergencies. In line with the Principles of Partnership endorsed by the Global Humanitarian Platform, the HLP sub-cluster operates as an... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:50
Last June, I was having a public discussion with citizens in Eindhoven, Netherlands, together with Mary-Ann Schreurs, the Vice-Mayor of the city. I hold those dialogues regularly, in different EU Member States, on the issues that I am in charge of at the European Commission level - health and food safety but also broader European topics. These public discussions are never easy but I appreciate... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:35
Findings from a national report aimed at reducing gun violence were based partly on information gathered in Richmond, according to its authors, who shared their finding with local community members Wednesday. About 40 people, including faith leaders, law enforcement officers, elected officials and former criminals, gathered at Virginia Union University to review the report and brainstorm... Read more
[ Partner ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 15:07
[ Partner ] Posted on Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 18:48

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