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.
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
Youth in Nairobi slum use murals to educate the community about COVID-19
Local and regional governments shared their experiences, initiatives, and actions to support their communities facing the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on specific public services. The Live Learning Series, a UN-Habitat collaboration, addressed the housing crisis, and the measures that contribute towards successful #StayAtHome policies. Adequate housing is a matter of life and death at this moment and in the future. Without adequate housing, social distancing and hygiene are simply impossible.
Including migrants in efforts to roll back impact of COVID-19