Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth begins official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, meets with senior UN officials
Some 30 young people drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda gathered in Karen, Nairobi, last week for a training organized by UN-Habitat called ‘Hands-on training course on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies for Youth Empowerment’.
The training, running from 8 to 12 July 2013 was held by UN-Habitat in conjunction with the Climate Action Programme […]
On the sidelines of the Commission on Social Development meeting in New York this week, the U.S. Mission to the UN and the International Labour Organization (ILO) convened a special forum bringing together key stakeholders to explore the challenges in implementing successful strategies.
Salient facts that came out of the forum were that young people represent […]
The Commonwealth Local Government Young People’s Forum (CLGYPF) took place on 13-14 May 2013 at the Munyonyo Conference Centre, Kampala, Uganda in the lead-up to the Commonwealth Local Governments Conference (CLGC) .
The youth forum brought together young professionals, elected councillors and other key stakeholders working with local government across the Commonwealth to examine what local […]
Leaders of the Kenyan chapter of the Organization of African Youth (OAY) paid a courtesy call on UN-Habitat to thank the agency for its support in hosting the African Youth conference on the Post 2015 Development Agenda that was held on 17th to 19th December 2012.
The conference’s aim was to address the role of young […]
UN-Habitat released on Wednesday two landmark reports on women and youth which reveal that cities must resolve the issues affecting the two segments of society.
State of Women in Cities Report says that equitable, inclusive and prosperous cities need to harness the full potential of all citizens – men, women, and the youth. This is important […]
UN-Habitat has announced a new international competition on the “Urban Revitalization of Mass Housing”, initiated by the Global Housing Strategy’s campaign on “Placing Housing at the Centre” which seeks to address the challenges currently facing mass/social/public housing around the globe whilst introducing Academic Social Responsibility (ASR) and encouraging Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
From 1 September 2013 […]