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All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • e-learning module on climate change and cities

    Nairobi, 3 December 2015 – UN-Habitat has developed together with UN CC:Learn, the One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership, an e-learning module on climate change and cities. This module responds to the need for climate change education...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • New free MOOC on the Management of Urban Infrastructures

    The Chair Management of Network Industries at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), directed by Prof. Matthias Finger, is happy to announce the release of the first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), on February 16th 2016,...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • UNI at APUF-6, Jakarta

    Between 19-21 October 2015, UNI are present at the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia. UNI will record lectures for the third season of the Global Urban Lectures, make an accompanying mini series of interviews, and inform...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • 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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