Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:51
Cities Alliance has published its Annual Report for 2016, which highlights a truly exceptional year for the organisation with achievements in many areas – programmes, partnerships, global advocacy, and governance. Country Programmes On a programmatic level, 2016 marked the completion of five groundbreaking Country Programmes in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mozambique, Uganda, and Vietnam financed by the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:37
Date: Friday, April 21st, 2017Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am ET/ 13:00 - 14:30 GMTLocation: Preston Auditorium, World Bank The global productivity slowdown and stagnating progress in poverty reduction – alongside risks from climate change and rapid aging in parts of the world – are making the path toward poverty reduction and shared prosperity less deterministic. Countries need new sources of growth... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:34
Daily actions, political engagement, and community activity you can do right now After President Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes to the way the country regulates energy production and emissions by signing an executive order last week, it may have seemed like efforts to battle climate change will take a back seat for the foreseeable future. But while sweeping changes to national policy... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:23
The last 12 months have seen dramatic changes in the political climate. The government has a new agenda to tackle the escalating housing crisis and, on a global scale, Habitat 3’s New Urban Agenda readdresses the way we build, manage, and live in cities, with the vision to end poverty, reduce inequalities and promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth. On 21 June 2017, expert speakers... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:09
Closing date: Thursday, 27 April 2017 Provision of individual services of a consultant for the Development of National Urban Policies in Lebanon. Location : Beirut, LEBANON Application Deadline : 27-Apr-17 (Midnight New York, USA) Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : National Consultant Languages Required : Arabic English French Duration of Initial Contract : 132 working days... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:03
JOB TITLE Urban Transport Specialist JOB FAMILY Transportation JOB TYPE Professional & Technical GRADE GF LOCATION Pretoria, South Africa RECRUITMENT TYPE Local Hire LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT English [Essential] CLOSING DATE 09-May-2017   Background / General description:​ ABOUT THE WORLD BANK GROUP.Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:58
Turkana – 30 March 2017. In 2016 UN-Habitat, supported by the Japanese government, began working on developing a Local Advisory Spatial Plan for the new KALOBEYEI Settlement. This was in close collaboration with UNHCR, Ministry of Land, Shelter and Urban Development and through participatory processes including workshops, focus groups and participatory meetings with the host and refugee... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:45
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTIssued on: 18 April 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Kenya DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Assistant Programme Administrator  DURATION: 1 month CLOSING DATE: 25 April 2017 BACKGROUNDGlobally, 85 per cent of the world’s young people live in developing countries, and an ever-increasing number of them are growing up in cities. It is estimated that by 2030... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:42
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTIssued on: 18 April 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Kenya DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Project Assistant DURATION: 1 month CLOSING DATE: 25  April  2017 BACKGROUNDSince Habitat II, UN-Habitat has been committed to promoting the participation of young people as partners in implementing the Habitat Agenda and the achievement of the MDGs. At the 20th... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:41
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTIssued on: 18 April 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Innovate Counties Challenge Project Coordinator (Consultant) DURATION: 3 months CLOSING DATE: 25  April 2017 BACKGROUND UN-Habitat The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and... Read more

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