All posts tagged "uni-news"

  • 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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  • UNI launches new platform!

    UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide – UNI – is launching its new platform. Besides overviews of the current partners and their activities the site features interaction options through sharing materials, as well as engaging directly on particular...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Engage with the UNI Hubs!

    The UNI Hubs are collaborations between academia who are interested in the same area. They are forums for researchers, students and urban actors to communicate on their specific area of interest/expertise concerning sustainable urban development, sharing their...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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