#URBANHACK: An Urban Art Hack

What’s the big deal about urbanization? Everyone knows why we should care about climate change.  But do you know why you should care about urbanization?  By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world will live in cities, and already urban areas are responsible for as much as 80% of energy consumption and

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Urban Youth Take Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda

From UN Habitat Hundreds of young people gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 5th Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum on February 1-2. The goal of this year’s Forum was to empower the youth to take action in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Government representatives and civil

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UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board: Call for Nomination 2015-2017

UN-Habitat has made a call for nominations for the 2015-2017 Youth Advisory Board. The Board will serve a two year term and comprises 12 advisors (one male and one female youth) from Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, North America and West Asia. Additionally, the board includes one youth observer representing young people

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