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All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • Global Urban Lectures featured among best MOOCs on Cities.

    The blog ‘Making of Cities’ has featured UN-Habitat UNI’s Global Urban Lecture series as one of the best MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on urban development topics: Have you ever come across those 300-400 page UN Habitat...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Read the special urban issue of the ITC magazine

    ITC, Faculty of Geo-Information, Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, has released a special feature issue of their news magazine called ‘The Future is Urban’. It discusses the work of the faculty, including their mobility related work....

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Climate and Disaster Risk Management refresher course

    The department of Geography Geo-informatics and Climatic Sciences, Makerere University co-organized and hosted a two week’s refresher course focused on “Earth observation and spatial analysis for enhanced climate and disaster risk management for societal benefit in Africa”....

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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  • Learning Alliance of Policy Actions for Climate Change Adaptation

    The Climate Change Hub joined other stakeholders in Uganda during a Learning Alliance workshop on Policy Actions for Climate Change Adaptation (PACCA). The two day meeting on 13-14 August 2015 at Esella Country Hotel, Kira was organized...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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  • Ford Foundation team visits UNI Climate Change Hub

    The Climate Change Hub hosted a team from the Ford Foundation led by the Vice President Hilary Pennington of the foundation’s Education, Creativity and Free Expression program whom also oversees the foundation’s regional programming in Africa and...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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  • Educational modules on Climate Change in Urban Areas

    These modules show how cities are both affected by and contribute to climate change and how planning for climate change is essential. Climate change education is needed to address the challenges of climate change and universities play...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • International Guidelines on Urban Territorial Planning

    Nairobi, 10 August 2015– UN-Habitat has released guidelines to provide national governments, local authorities, civil society organizations and planning professionals with a global reference framework that promotes more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • Training pack on pro-poor housing in Africa

    Nairobi, 5 August 2015– UN-Habitat has published a Training Pack on housing the poor in Africa. The pack is a resourceful training companion made available for download from UN-Habitat’s website.  Training and Capacity Building organizations and other...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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  • Global Urban Lectures – Now on iTunes U!

    Now academia worldwide can access UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Lecture series via iTunes U! From your iPad or iPhone, simply click this link: https://itunesu.itunes.apple.com/enroll/FWA-HJB-FEL The urban lectures are a free resource of video lectures, including synopsis, biographies and...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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  • The Global Urban Lectures reaches 36,000 views!

    UNI’s Global Urban Lecture series reaches over 36,000 views, remaining the most viewed outreach project of UN-Habitat. The series is currently into its second season, featuring speakers representing a wide range of urban topics and universities, including...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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