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UN-Habitat highlights critical need for urban transformation

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) on Thursday, May 16, 2024, released its Annual Report for 2023, revealing the critical need to transform urban...

Zero Waste Day: Eight ways to overcome the waste pollution crisis

Humanity generates between 2.1 billion and 2.3 billion tonnes of municipal solid waste a year. When improperly managed, much of that refuse – from food and plastics...

Forum stresses on spatial planning in Kenya’s refugee settlements

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) took part in the first Steering Committee Meeting for the EU Trust Fund Project “Enhancing Self-reliance for...

Niger partners UN-Habitat, Korea on $75,000 urban development programme

The Niger State Government of Nigeria says it has received $75,000 from the Republic of Korea and technical assistance from the UN-Habitat to accelerate...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and landslides will impact urban areas...

Africities summit places urban-rural linkages at heart of the debate

In the wake of rapid urbanisation in Africa, the importance of intermediary cities in strengthening urban-rural linkages is growing exponentially. In recognition of this trend, UN-Habitat and the Urban...

Stakeholders validate Liberia National Urban Policy paper

Between, April and June 2017, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Liberia led three validation sessions targeted at different urban stakeholder groups. During the...

Niger State to benefit from UN-Habitat’s urban development support

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has disclosed that it will partner with the Niger State Government in Nigeria on an urban assistance...

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Zambia steps up UN goal on clean water

The Zambian government said it has intensified efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of ensuring access...
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Govt to commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles

The Federal Government says it will soon commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles to ascertain their level of...

Renewable energy sector can create 112m jobs by 2030 – Envoy

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Annett Gunther, has said that the renewable energy sector can create not less...

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Zambia steps up UN goal on clean water

The Zambian government said it has intensified efforts to...

Govt to commence vehicular emission testing on imported vehicles

The Federal Government says it will soon commence vehicular...
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