Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 17:12
In recent years, income and wealth inequalities in Europe have become increasingly present in public debates. Already in 2017, the European Pillar of Social Rights, presented by the European Commission, set out 20 key principles to enhance social justice in the EU. The principles are structured around three categories: equal opportunities and access to labour markets, fair working conditions and... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 14:59
The fast-moving challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic adds another urgent reason to ensure that people can shelter at home and protect their health and families.In Europe today, young people cannot afford to rent a flat in many cities; and a growing number of families cannot pay their heating and cooling bills. Globally, more than half of the urban population lives in slums. Proper housing is... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 14:51
In cities and urban areas in East Africa, livelihoods and incomes of populations are seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for those living in informal settlements. These urban populations are more vulnerable to food insecurity and unstable livelihoods as they mainly depend on the informal sector. It is estimated that the number of food insecure people in East Africa will... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 14:45
The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the world’s premier conference on urban issues. It is a non-legislative technical forum which has been convened by UN-Habitat since 2002. The WUF brings together participants to discuss and readdress the way cities and human settlements are planned, designed, financed, developed, governed and managed.   The inclusive nature of the WUF, combined with high-level... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 14:24
Call for nominations for the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award on the occasion of the global observance of World Habitat Day on Monday 5 October 2020. Please send your nomination by 17 August 2020 to UN-Habitat at unhabitat-whd@un.org accompanied by your online submission. Detailed guidelines are outlined below. UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 14:18
The 2020 Catalogue of Services provides an overview of some of the tried and tested services UN-Habitat offers to support national governments, local governments, and stakeholders. This Catalogue provides a sampling of how UN-Habitat can support these partners to solve challenges and to advance sustainable urban development, though it does not capture all of UN-Habitat’s services, expertise, and... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 - 23:13
Size of grant: $10,000 Purpose of CFP: To identify a partner supporting UN-Habitat in developing recommendations for potential land tenure arrangements to support investment in physical development   Submission Start Date: 24 July 2020 Submission Deadline Date and time: 07 August 2020 Project Key Information UN-Habitat Project title : Urban Durable Solutions to displacement and migraton in... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:57
Post Graduate Diploma Course Starts every 1st of every month. Contact us at  c/ www.humanitarianagenda.org
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:53
Post Graduate Diploma Course Starts every 1st of every month. Contact us at  c/ www.humanitarianagenda.org
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:48
This course aims to shed light on the continuum of humanitarian crisis management, particularly from the viewpoint of major bilateral donors and agencies. Focusing on cases of armed conflicts and disasters, the course describes the evolution of approaches and lessons learnt in practice when moving from emergency relief to recovery and prevention of future crises

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