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Innovative ideas for global urban mobility

20/08/2019

The Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative has launched a video that highlights the winning projects of the Global Mobility Challenge.

Food for... trash? Garbage cafes in Cambodia and India

01/08/2019

Combining recycling and poverty alleviation

Local and Regional Governments call for accelerated action to localize the SDGs at the 2019 HLPF

26/07/2019

Achieving the SDGs is possible if the role of local governments is recognized and resources for localization are unlocked.

Public Private Partnerships for Energy Efficiency in Favelas

23/07/2019

A Success Story from Brazil - written by Alessandro Galimberti in URBANET

How one man from the slums of Yaoundé turned waste into a business

19/07/2019

Twenty years ago, a young man from the slums of Yaoundé founded a local waste collection service. Supported by UN-Habitat he impacted the community around him.

Tree planting has potential to have great impact

12/07/2019

The restoration of forested land at a global scale could help capture atmospheric carbon and mitigate climate change.

Citizen scientists measure air pollution in Nairobi

10/07/2019

Air pollution in Kenya’s capital is on the rise, and there is no escape from it. In an effort to measure this, UN-Habitat’s Urban Pathways project partnered with the University of Nairobi’s Maker...

Green buildings – the sleeping giant in climate protection

04/07/2019

Modern buildings help protect the environment. A look at Ukraine and El Salvador shows us how.

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