UN-Habitat has launched a new campaign to inspire action in urban areas to prevent climate change and adjust to its ongoing or anticipated impact.
Young people in Khan Younis city in the Gaza Strip used the popular computer game Minecraft to design inclusive public spaces that are safe for women.
UN-Habitat and Kenyan international footballer, Victor Wanyama, work together to support community development particularly for women and youth in the country’s informal settlements.
Preserving historic Lebanese homes
The Climate Smart Cities Challenge is making an open call to city governments to join a competition that aims to stimulate and scale innovative ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cities, while creating other social benefits.
What makes a home? In search of an answer, the critically acclaimed documentary, The Human Shelter‚ brings its viewers on an inspirational expedition around the globe, to people who live in extreme social, economic and environmental conditions and present their testimonies.
The impact of COVID-19 has re-shaped urban life around the world. Local communities have played a key role in contributing to keeping people safe and maintaining some economic activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. UN-Habitat’s latest World Cities Report reinforces the benefits of cities that engage all stakeholders, including local communities to foster sustainable cities. 31 October was designated as World Cities Day to address challenges of urbanization and contribute to sustainable urban development around the world. Collectively, we can truly foster sustainable cities for all.
Creating new opportunities for home workers in Nepal
Yemeni residents repair their homes with help from UN-Habitat
The deadline for nominations is 17 August 2020. Up to five Scrolls of Honour will be awarded on World Habitat Day 2020 on 5 October, under the theme “Housing For All: A better Urban Future.”
Community volunteers visit Myanmar slums with COVID-19 information
Provision of lifesaving COVID-19 protection gear to vulnerable households living in Sabra, including refugees and migrants, in order to help them better protect themselves against the spread of COVID-19.
Kenya’s public minibuses helps drive the COVID-19 prevention message home