Multi-sector assessment of a city under siege

The World Urban Forum 7
The Seventh session of the World Urban Forum will be held in Medellin, Colombia from 5 to 11 April 2014 with the focus on the overall theme “Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life”.

Stakeholders Debate on Priorities and Targets for Urbanization
The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) and the Royal Scientific Society organized a workshop on Wednesday, 3 April 2013, entitled: “Proposed Sustainable Development Goal: Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements” as a part of the P ...

World Urban Campaign
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UN-Habitat and POST-2015
By 2050, about 70 per cent of the world’s population is projected to live in urban areas. Rapid urban growth is mainly occurring in countries least able to cope with the demand for decent jobs, adequate housing and urban basic services. Close to one ...

I'm a City Changer Campaign
I'm a City Changer is a global movement to share and spread individual, corporate and public initiatives that improve our cities

The 4th APMCHUD in Amman - the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The 4th APMCHUD was held in Amman under the patronage of H.E. the Prime Minister. The Conference was organized by the Housing & Urban Development Corporation/ Ministry of Public Works and Housing, in cooperation with APMCHUD Secretariat and UN-Habita ...

A new UN-Habitat City Resilience Profiling Programme
UN-Habitat announced on Thursday that it is seeking city partners to pilot a new integrated urban planning and management model to help cities build reslience against disasters such as the recent superstorm Sandy which crashed through coastlines from ...

The Fourth Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development
Under the Patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Ensour, the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, The Fourth Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) was inaugurated today in Amman, Jordan with the particip ...

APMCHUD Concludes in Amman – Jordan
The 4th session of APMCHUD was concluded in Amman, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan after the adoption of Amman Declaration and Implementation Plan.

H.H Prime Minister Kingdom of Bahrain message on World Habitat Day
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has called to strengthen constructive international cooperation in urban development through more responsive strategies to economic, social and environmental changes in many count ...

Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah inaugurates the World Urban Forum in Naples
Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Head of Voluntary Work Center in Kuwait, Honorary Chair of the Higher Advisory Regional Committee, inaugurated the World Urban Forum and delivered a speech during the opening session addressing more than 8.0 ...

UN-HABITAT mission to Jeddah - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
UNHABITAT mission of Alioune Badiane, Project Office Director, Tarek El-Sheikh, Chief of Kuwait Office and Masayuki Yokota, Urban Programme Officer of UNHABITAT Kuwait met with the President of Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah Dr. Ahmed Al-Madani, ...

Municipal Management and Urban Development for sustainability in Arab Cities
Under the Patronage Of H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Amir of the State of Kuwait Kuwait State Ministry of Municipality and UN-HABITAT, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, in partnership with Arab Towns Organization ...

Naples to host next World Urban Forum
The southern Italian city of Naples has offered to host the sixth session of the World Urban Forum. Scheduled for the first week of September 2012, the theme of the Forum will be The Urban Future

Assessing the performance of the Housing Sector in Jordan
UN HABITAT is cooperating with Jordan Housing and Urban Development Cooperation (HUDC) in assessing the performance of the Housing Sector in Jordan and restructuring HUDC

Special Municipal Council Session - World Habitat Day
To commemorate the World Habitat Day 2011, Kuwait municipal Council together with Arab Towns Organization and UN HABITAT Regional Office in Kuwait organized a special session and Exhibition to address the impact of climate change on Cities on 3rd Oct ...

Special Session of Kuwait Municipal Council
World Habitat Day Cities and Climate Change 3rd October 2011

Arab Cities on the way to Better Urban Life - By Daniel Biau, Director, RTCD
In April 2010 the first international meeting on the State of Arab Cities took place in Kuwait City, in a place only three hundred kilometres from Uruk, the Mesopotamian city-state. Located on the Euphrates, Uruk is considered as the first city in th ...

Workshop on “Rural Development in the Regional Development Strategies”
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz, Prince of Aseer Region, the Municipality of Aseer organized a workshop on the “Rural Development in the Regional Development Strategies” in the city of Abha – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ...