UN-HABITAT and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon have announced that the Global Observance of World Habitat Day will take place in the capital Yaoundé on Monday October 4, 2021.
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....
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.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities have been completed and handed over to communities in Karu council in Nasarawa State, under a project funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and implemented by UN-Habitat.
14 Dec 2020
Determined to achieve sustainable development and improve the lives of all residents, stakeholders have endorsed the draft Niger State Urban Policy.
7 Dec 2020
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.
14 Sep 2020
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), have signed a €9 million agreement to implement the four-year EU Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs) programme.
3 Aug 2020
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.
20 Jul 2020
Sweden has signed a global cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency charged with promoting socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities
18 May 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its devastating consequences, member States of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) have been urged to fulfil their obligation to respect
4 May 2020
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
30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) project assessment tool.