Urban Themes

[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:44
Kenyans have been urged to embrace non-motorised traffic (NMT) as a way of reducing congestion in cities and promoting a healthy population. These include bicycles and walking. Speaking after an event in Nairobi Monday to highlight the importance of safe riding, UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif said many city dwellers waste valuable time and energy stuck in traffic jams.
[ News ] Posted on Monday, December 2, 2019 - 08:29
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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 14:18
We tend to think about the Middle Ages or Ancient Egypt as regrettable because of their high levels of inequality. Economic inequality, however, is at an all-time high. Moreover, it is still growing. In fact, although currently, global inequalities dwarf local inequalities, long-standing trends reveal that domestic inequalities will outgrow global inequalities.  So the sort of inequalities we now... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:52
This position is located at the Urban Lab of the City Planning, Extension and Design Unit (CPEDU) within the Urban Planning and Design Branch, UN-Habitat’s Nairobi Headquarters. The Associate Human Settlements Officer will directly report to the Head of the Urban Lab. The focus of the job is the implementation and monitoring of projects, programmes, operations and other activities in human... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:49
This position is located in the UN-Habitat Office in Bangkok, Thailand and the position falls under the Urban Lab of the City Planning, Extension and Design Unit (CPEDU) within the Urban Planning and Design Branch, UN-Habitat’s Nairobi Headquarters. The Human Settlements Officer will directly report to the Head of the Urban Lab
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:39
With two-thirds of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, forests are critical part of the solution to the unprecedented demand for water, food and energy that these cities will face, senior United Nations officials said Wednesday, on the International Day of Forests. “How we manage forests will determine how we meet this demand,” said Manoel Sobral Filho, Director of the... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 17:35
Position Title: Programs Coordinator. Reporting to: Director of Operations Location: Kampala District Working Hours: approx. 8 hours per day starting from 9:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Thursday) 9:00am- 2:00pm on Friday. WHY TEENS UGANDA: TEENS Uganda is a local non-profit organization for youth development whose major concern is to empower the young people in Uganda to make positive life-choices.... 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
[ Partner ] Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:27
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 16:19
Conflict and civilisational threats likely unless action is taken to reduce the stress on rivers, lakes, aquifers, wetlands and reservoirs More than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change, increased demand and polluted supplies, according to a UN report on the state of the world’s water. The comprehensive annual study warns of conflict and civilisational... Read more

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