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[ News ] Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:13
Though trees aren’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about city living, urban forests are integral to ensuring and enhancing the quality of life in densely populated areas. Trees and green spaces provide a range of environmental and social benefits that can address some of the most persistent issues facing our cities today, from health and well-being, to social and... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:11
When high-tech bicycle rental scheme Mobike dropped hundreds of its distinctive orange and silver bikes across the northern British city of Manchester, it promised a cheap, flexible and low-carbon way to travel. In September, the firm announced it was pulling out of the city, citing significant bike losses due to theft and vandalism and following complaints of anti-social use and street... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:46
The architecture of all Africities Summits aims to address major questions based on the construction of the 2063 Vision of Africa with debate proposed by the African Union Commission. From November 20 -24, 2018, the Africities 8 Summit will be hosted in Marrakech, with over 5000 participants. The latter will represent all the stakeholders of African local life as well as their partners from other... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 13:52
Who are we? A collective of civil society, public and private stakeholders and urban experts with a vested interest in creating a cleaner, greener, safer and inclusive Nairobi through the transformation of its public spaces. We are registered as an association under the Societies Act of Kenya, with legal name "Society for Promotion of Clean, Green and Safe Cities. Public Space Network (PSN) is... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:58
Closing date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Job Opening Posting Title: INTERN - Regional and Metropolitan Planning, I (Temporary Job Opening) Job Code Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 31 October 2018 - 14 November 2018 Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-106275-J-Nairobi (O)... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:04
Closing date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Job Opening Posting Title: INTERN - Graphic Design, I (Temporary Job Opening) Job Code Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 31 October 2018 - 14 November 2018 Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-106220-J-Nairobi (O) United Nations Core... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:00
Closing date: Thursday, 15 November 2018 Job Opening Posting Title: INTERN - Urban Data, I (Temporary Job Opening) Job Code Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 01 November 2018 - 15 November 2018 Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-106352-J-Nairobi (O) United Nations Core... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:56
Closing date: Monday, 19 November 2018 Job ID: 19126 Practice Area - Job Family: Poverty Reduction - URBAN POVERTY Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 19/11/2018 Duty Station: Barisal, Bangladesh Education & Work Experience: G-Bachelor's Level Degree - 5 year(s) experience Languages Required: Desired: Bengali, English Grade: SB3 Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC) Posting Type: ... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:49
Closing date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 Job no: 517665 Position type: Fixed Term Staff Location: Ethiopia Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn'l(ESARO) School/Unit: Ethiopia Department/Office: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 15:20
The Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook is an annual publication by the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF). The 9th edition of the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook covers 54 African countries and five regions, and is produced in both English and French versions. Targeted at housing finance practitioners, investors, developers, researchers and government officials, the 2018... Read more

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