New Urban Agenda
‘How to achieve development goals, resilient cities’
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has attributed the prevalence of urban planning problems...
Niger State, UN-Habitat seal deal on New Urban Agenda
Few weeks after United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) concluded its Scoping Mission to Nigeria, the agency and Niger State Government has formally signed a sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement the New Urban Agenda. An eight-man delegation from Niger State led by the Secretary to the State Government Ibrahim Isa Ladan visited…
Africa rejects UN-Habitat reform, new agency to tackle global urbanisation
African Group is of the view that the package of recommendations will not necessarily serve to strengthen UN-Habitat and enhance its effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and oversight, as envisioned in the New Urban Agenda.