High Level Panel on the New Urban Agenda and UN-HABITAT

Eight people, who directly decided the Secretary General, António Guterres , presented the UN-Habitat Evaluation Report, which diagnoses and issues recommendations to provide the agency with the necessary tools and capacities to Effectively address the new challenges and commitments under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda (NAU). The Panel came … Continue reading High Level Panel on the New Urban Agenda and UN-HABITAT

Peace, Progress and Employment Opportunities for Youth

Courtesy of Rhoda Omenya, UN-Habitat ‘Opportunities for the effective implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) – an apt theme of the twenty-sixth session of the Governing Council (GC26) delving into prospects for attaining the NUA – a global roadmap setting global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development, rethinking the way we build, manage, … Continue reading Peace, Progress and Employment Opportunities for Youth

New feature at GC! Welcome to the SDGs Digital Media Zone!

For the first time ever, we’ve brought the SDGs Digital Media Zone to the UN-Habitat’s Governing Council. The SDGs Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Inspired by the original model … Continue reading New feature at GC! Welcome to the SDGs Digital Media Zone!

GC26 Youth Events Programme

Join the conversation by using #Cities4All. COMMUNIQUÉ Young People at the Centre of the New Urban Agenda UN-Habitat Youth Unit Announcing our side event plans for the 26th Session of Governing Council Are you attending the 26th session of the Governing Council taking place from May 8th-12th? The UN-Habitat Youth Unit is excited to announce … Continue reading GC26 Youth Events Programme

Youth taking #UrbanAction for the New Urban Agenda

The following video shows how youth got active at Habitat 3! Watch, be inspired and take some #UrbanAction! #UrbanAction is the new UN-Habitat Youth campaign the was launched at Habitat 3 in Quito. The goal is to inspire and advocate for youth action to achieve the urban Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda. … Continue reading Youth taking #UrbanAction for the New Urban Agenda

Risk of "outright violence" increasing against LGBT in cities

The risk of “outright violence” against the LGBT community is growing in cities but hopes are high that a newly-adopted agenda for future urban living will create more “safe spaces”. That’s the view of Cicely-Belle Blain, a Canadian youth worker, who was one of the delegates to the recent Habitat III conference on the future … Continue reading Risk of "outright violence" increasing against LGBT in cities

Super Urbana, Young Journalism for Habitat III!

— By Alice Junqueira A lot of people around the world don’t know the international agendas and don’t follow the discussions on the commitments signed by our governments within the United Nations (UN). To help change that a very different coverage of Habitat III was prepared!  We are talking about the Super Urbana project! This … Continue reading Super Urbana, Young Journalism for Habitat III!