Global CEO alliance, UNHabitat to support 1,000 cities on SDG
A new partnership between UN-Habitat and a community of business leaders aims to support 1,000 cities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which could have a huge impact on the lives of over a billion people....
UN-Habitat’s committee of Permanent Representatives review of agency’s strategic plan
The Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN-Habitat (CPR) held its first open ended, high-level review meeting over three days in a hybrid format with 75 countries registering to join the session.
Stakeholders, policymakers validate Niger State’s draft urban policy
Determined to achieve sustainable development and improve the lives of all residents, stakeholders have endorsed the draft Niger State Urban Policy.
UN-Habitat member states pledge $161 million for sustainable urbanisation
In a renewed effort towards improving lives in cities, and towns, member States and other development partners have pledged more than $161 million to finance UN-Habitat work, which will help countries make cities more inclusive, healthy, prosperous, green and resilient.
UN-Habitat, others link unsustainable urbanisation to impact COVID-19 on women
As nations struggle to manage the health and economic crisis, urban development experts have observed that unsustainable urbanisation in cities could be linked to CoVID-19 impact on the female gender.
UN-Habitat, Sweden sign $20 million deal on sustainable urbanisation
Sweden has signed a global cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency charged with promoting socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities
UN-Habitat unveils $33.3m plan for vulnerable communities in Nigeria, others
A multi-million dollar initiative that will help most vulnerable in cities and communities in Nigeria and 19 other African countries, especially the one billion people living in slums and informal settlements globally to cope with COVID-19 pandemic
New SDG urban project assessment tool for Nigeria, others
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) project assessment tool.