All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • “Women and the city” discussed by mayors and experts in Chile

    Santiago de Chile, 18-21 January 2016 During the 3rd Latin-American Summit of Local Agendas for Gender Equality: “Women and the City”, ibero-american mayors and experts discussed in Santiago de Chile the challenge of designing inclusive cities, where...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • New lecture release: S03E01 Sheela Patel – The Federation Model of Community Organization

    15 January, 2016 UNI’s Global Urban Lecture series regularly releases new lectures on urbanization by experts associated with the work of UN-Habitat. Each lecture comes with a video, synopsis, biography, MP3 and additional reading materials. A new...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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  • s03 of the Global Urban Lectures launched!

    15 January, 2016 – The Global Urban Lecture Series is an initiative by UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide – UNI – to bring the knowledge and experiences of urban experts associated with the agency’s work to a...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat launches international urban design competition

    Kenya, 14 January 2016 – UN-Habitat is launching a competition to promote collaboration between Kenya’s students and their peers elsewhere and to promote the importance of urban design. The competition is being organized in collaboration with Kenya’s...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Save the date – World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

    Save the date -12-15 October 2016, Bogotá, Colombia Bogota will in 2016 be hosting the Summit of Local and Regional Leaders prior Habitat III. Partners of the Urban Accessibility Hub will be participating in this event, and...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Urban Accessibility Hub – Partner activity update, by the Hub Coordinator

    The Urban Accessibility Hub serves to document, analyze and test effective practices in urban accessibility worldwide, paying special attention to urban sustainable transport measures, which were successful in improving accessibility for urban dwellers, particularly among the urban...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • 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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