UN-HABITAT
International Organization based in Kenya

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11 Jan 2017 description
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Sinuni/Sinjar Mountain, 9 January 2017 - Following the ISIL offensive on Mosul, over 275,000 people from Mount Sinjar area - including a vast majority of Yazidis - were driven out of their homes. Abandoned Yazidi settlements were either systematically demolished or seized by ISIL fighters. Some 3,000 homes are thought to have been destroyed or burned down in the sub-district of Sinuni alone.

26 Dec 2016 description
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The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) handed over 123 units of renovated residential houses to returnees — beneficiaries and rightful owners — in Tameem neighbourhood, located in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate. With generous contribution from the Government of Japan, the renovation of the residential houses of the returnees was implemented under the project titled “Promoting Urban Recovery in Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq”

19 Dec 2016 description

KEY FINDING, CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Key Findings

Years of insecurity and ethnic and religious conflict have reshaped Mosul’s demographics, and vastly affected the functionality of its local administration, public institutions and economic establishments. In the decade that followed the fall of the previous regime, armed groups dominated the city and deprived it of a large part of its revenue. Rampant corruption exacerbated the problem and contributed to the take-over of the city’s resources.

16 Dec 2016 description

Gaza, 13 December 2016

With financial support of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, UN-Habitat and UN Women have launched a new innovative Programme to advance women’s and youth’s rights to participate in reconstruction and recovery efforts in Gaza.

10 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

Purpose

UN-Habitat City Profiles are formulated to offer a cross-sectoral perspective on urban vulnerabilities that will inform interventions by local authorities, humanitarian agencies and others to alleviate poverty. They also aim at contributing to an analytical knowledge base that will facilitate nuanced medium to long term public sector planning and investment agendas.

Themes

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Jobs

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16 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2017 UN Human Settlements Program
  1. Background Information:

UNOPS mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness.

10 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2017 UN Human Settlements Program


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CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:UN-Habitat**

DUTY STATION:Nairobi**

FUNCTIONAL TITLE:Communications Consultant**

DURATION: 6 months with possibility of extension

CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2017

09 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2017 UN Human Settlements Program

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CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat

DUTY STATION: Nairobi

FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Consultant to support the work on land in the Arab States 

DURATION: 6 Months with possibility of extension

23 Dec 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2017 UN Human Settlements Program


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CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Issued on: 7 November 2016

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:UN-HABITAT**

DUTY STATION:Home-based, with mission as required**

FUNCTIONAL TITLE:GLTN Strategy Development Coordinator**

DURATION:60 days spread over 6 months**