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United Nations Human Settlements Programme works towards achieving a better quality of life for all in an urbanizing world, promoting sustainable urbanization.
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Today is World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought. We can create the future we want by protecting the soil, forests & land we have left, & fixing much of what we have destroyed🌱 Learn more here:
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif 4h
Welcome to ! looks forward to working closely with you, and the entire family! 🇺🇳
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UN-Habitat Jun 14
☀️This solar system in district, , will enable 1,300 students to study at night & the community can top up phones & access the internet. Crucial for SMS cyclone warnings 📲. Supported by
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UN-Habitat Jun 14
At we stand behind the urgent call for by . We believe cities can solve many of these challenges.
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UN-Habitat Jun 13
Women lead the development of a new children's playground in Ras El Amoud, East , benefiting 14,000 residents. 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♂️ Read more here:
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UN-Habitat Jun 12
UN-Habitat opens a call for hosting the Secretariat of the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA). Member States & public entities interested are invited to apply. Find out more: 📷 Por Dmitri Ma/Shutterstock
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REVOLVE Jun 12
Whose job is it to make urban areas resilient? 🌳🌃🛤️🌳 💨💦🌪️💨 's Esteban Leon writes for
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UN-Habitat Jun 12
Replying to @tudor_rose_uk
'A Better World, Volume 5 for Goal 11', was produced by in partnership with UN-Habitat Global Urban Observatory team & many other partners and institutions. Thanks for your work.
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UN-Habitat Jun 12
Replying to @UNHABITAT
SDG 11 aims to make cities & towns inclusive, safe resilient & sustainable. By focusing on the experiences & livelihoods of people, this book shows the benefit of best policy & innovative practices. With beautiful images.
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UN-Habitat Jun 12
Fresh off the press! The 2019 “A Better World Series” features stories on the implementation progress & results of our favourite Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11. Read it here:
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif Jun 12
The happened just two weeks ago and set the precedent for creating clear paths of action to seeing the achievement of featuring , , , . 🇺🇳🌇 Watch below for a preview of the Assembly! ⬇
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Rose Mwaura Jun 11
We are all set for the upcoming Regional Conference in November. With over 20 African Countries who have signed up, you can't afford to miss out. Book your slot now.
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif Jun 9
The Ukubutha project developed by aims to gather biogas from human waste, transforming them into and fertiliser. This idea means self-sufficiency for low-income communities! 🌍🌇 Read more here ➡️
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UN-Habitat Jun 10
Replying to @UNHABITAT
"We need to promote partnerships, not just with government, but we must strengthen our collaboration with the private sector, with NGOs, civil society & the academic sector." - Mathias Spalivero
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UN-Habitat Jun 10
Replying to @RafTuts @UNHABITAT
"We have programmes in about 90 countries. It could be dealing with housing, urban mobility, water & sanitation, to send a signal on how things can be done differently." -
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UN-Habitat Jun 10
"We want to realize sustainable cities and communities; inclusive cities, resilient cities, safe cities & communities." - Watch how we work for a better urban future:
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António Guterres Jun 8
As someone who grew up with a special relationship with the sea, it pains me to see the damage we inflict on our oceans. Everyone can help make sure the oceans continue to be a source of life for generations to come.
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UN-Habitat Jun 7
Today staff in cycled to work in a 'bike train' to . “By cycling to the office, we can reduce air pollution, our carbon footprint & convey the need for better infrastructure for cycling and walking.” - More here:
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UN-Habitat Jun 7
Following the adoption of the New Urban Agenda and recognition of to opportunities & challenges for the Pacific, will provide an inclusive multi-stakeholder platform for exchange and dialogue for further action planning.
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UN-Habitat Jun 6
We are proud to release a landmark publication on the critical relationship between land tenure and climate vulnerability through . The content is drawn from evidence from five international case studies contributed by regional experts
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