Urban Themes

[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 15:06
NGO Challenges International, an organization focusing on livelihoods of people in Togo and also engaged in campaigns against poverty organized a national event to celebrate World Habitat Day in Togo.
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 15:05
Urban Matters is an initiative inspired by the Dutch development organization Cordaid. It strives to improve both the living environment and the living conditions of slum dwellers, working in various cities in Africa and Latin America. Urban Matters celebrated World Habitat Day by organizing an interactive network meeting to which about 60-70 persons with different backgrounds from various profit... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 15:01
World Habitat Day was marked by a march to the United Nations building in Bangkok by some 2,000 slum dwellers supported by the Four Regions Slum Network (FRSN) and Leaders and Organizers of Community Organizations (LOCO) in Asia. They submitted a petition to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the problem of homelessness as well as the impact on urban poor communities stemming from... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 14:53
Community Servers Tanzania (COSETA) plans a public information campaign to celebrate World Habitat Day in Temeke, Dar es Salaam. The main activity will be an open concert with music and speeches. The event will be held from 29-30 October.
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 12:17
Initiative Villes et Changement Climatique • Changement climatique: que se passe-t-il? • Le changement climatique dans les villes d’Afrique • Comment lutter contre le changement climatique? • L’Initiative Villes et Changement Climatique au niveau global et à Bobo Dioulasso
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 12:08
Cities in Climate Change Initiative (CCCI) is a program in which UN-Habitat supports local and national authorities facing climate change impacts. CCCI is the first component of the SUD-Net. The first CCCI stage is designed to promote policy dialogue, develop tools and implement pilot activities in selected cities of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The CCCI main objectives are: (1) To promote... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 11:51
DAFTAR ISI 1. PENGANTAR A. CCCI Pekalongan B. TUJUAN C. AGENDA KEGIATAN D. KEHADIRAN 2. BAGIAN SESI 1 : KAJIAN KERENTANAN PERUBAHAN IKLIM KOTA PEKALONGAN A. PENGANTAR B. TUJUAN UMUM DAN FOKUS KEGIATAN C. PAPARAN DARI MASING-MASING PEMBICARA C.1 Kota Pekalongan : Di tengah Tantangan Perubahan Iklim C.2 Kerangka dan Proses Penilaian Cepat Dalam Skala Kota C.3 Strategi Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim C.4... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:43
ROMA-NeT is an URBACT project led by Budapest which intends to improve the integration of Roma populations. The 10 city planners have three priority activities: access to key services, active inclusion in the labour market though education and training, and the development of self help initiatives. Following the second thematic learning cluster event of the project which took place in Almeria... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:31
En Buenos Aires Argentina se celebró el Día Mundial del Hábitat en el "Country Chacarita" el 3 de octubre de 2011 en el marco de la campaña de la Red "Hábitat Social para un mundo Urbano y Rural" bajo el lema "Ciudades y Cambio Climático" propuesto por las Naciones Unidas y con el objetivo de fortalecer los proyectos de ley de urbanización de los asentamientos humanos en la región. Red Hábitat te... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 01:15
Closing date: 1st November 2011 The World Habitat Awards recognise innovative and sustainable initiatives in the field of housing and human settlements. In addition to international recognition, winners will receive an award of £10,000, presented at the annual United Nations global observance of World Habitat Day. The deadline for submitting entries to the 2012 World Habitat Awards is 1st... Read more