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[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 09:37
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU), and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are pleased to invite you to an event entitled: The Role of Information Technology: Implementing the New Urban Agenda to Achieve Sustainable Development. This conference will examine the impact of technology on cities now and in the future... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:26
Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, is one of the largest and most dynamic of Africa’s emerging cities. The city is known as the economic hub of the East African region playing host to anumber of major multinationals, multilateral institutions, locally run businesses and a rapidly growing population of over 4.6 million people. Yet, Nairobi is also known to have one of the highest levels of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018 - 11:49
Urban Regeneration is the Rehabilitation of land areas that are subject to high-density Urban Land use. It is a strategy that aims to transform and renovate areas to be upgraded in Housing, Public and Private Buildings, Infrastructure, and Services. This entire process is an effective way to improve urban performance by targeting areas with a high incidence of poverty, pollution, and congestion... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:37
Taking the Metropolis’s gender strategy into account, within the framework of Metropolis Women and Metropolis Observatory, next 25th June we will organise, with the support of Brussels Capital Region, a launch session of the 4th Issue Paper of the Metropolis Observatory “Engendering metropolitan spaces in the context of Global Agendas”.  The session will bring together local elected... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 15:07
Decision-makers, senior managers, and senior government officials of UN HABITAT partners are invited to apply for the 8th Shelter Academy organized by Arcadis and UN Habitat. This year’s Shelter Academy will take place between the 3 – 7 September 2018 in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will focus on climate adaptation and mitigation: options for cities. To be considered, applicants... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:19
International experts, as well as metropolitan representatives mayors from cities and metropolis from around the world, will meet in order to discuss the key elements that must shape the new urban and metropolitan model of the future to build societies that are fairer, healthier, more cohesive and more sustainable. Source: Post Habitat 3 This article is culled from daily press coverage from... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:02
The first Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning: “Improving Planning for More Sustainable Cities and Territories” is being organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in partnership with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of the Government of Japan, the City of Fukuoka and Seinan Gakuin University. This inaugural event for... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:34
The 8th edition of the international Smart City Event will take place in The Hague (The Netherlands) on the 27th and 28th of June 2018 Last year over 700 professionals from different countries and cities, came together in The Hague. This year, experts from leading cities will be on stage to present their unique projects of smart cities. During these 2 days there will be several keynote speeches,... 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
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:35
Our societies and our environment are undergoing change at a pace and on a scale never before seen in human history. With over 80% of global trade and some nine billion tonnes of goods passing through them, port cities are set to be at the crossroads of traffic in goods, data and people for some time to come. The challenges facing those looking to shape the port cities of the future are... Read more

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