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All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • NOCOHOCO: No Cost Housing Conference 2016

    Call for papers to Low/No Cost Conference organized by ETH Zurich in association with UN-Habitat UNI’s Informal Urbanism Hub As the world urbanises, city populations grow and rising housing costs make it harder for low-income people to...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Over 700 applicants to International Design Collaboration for Kenya Competition

    2 February, 2016 The application for the International Design Collaboration for Kenya Competition completed at midnight on Feb 1. The competition saw a large number of applicants (over 700) from all over the world. The applicants will...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • New lecture release: S03E02 Steffen Lehmann – Transforming the city towards Low-Carbon Resilience

    29 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 29, 2016
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  • “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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