13/04/2018 – Juba/Nairobi
In September 2017, United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN Habitat) together with the Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Ministry of Land Housing and Urban Development with support from the government of Japan launched the ‘Housing for Veterans for Sustainable Peace and Development Project in Wau, South Sudan.
13th April 2018, Maputo, Mozambique
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes a contribution of USD 4 million from the Government of Japan to support reconstruction and peacebuilding in Iraq by providing shelter and livelihood assistance to vulnerable returnees in key liberated cities.
4 April 2018–Chief Zanman Sambian of Timpant area in Bunkpuguru District of Ghana runs his chiefdom in a democratic way not found in many African communities. As he holds court, the 65-year-old father of 17 welcomes a hodge-podge of his subjects to sit under a shade as the fiery sun pushes the thermometer to the near reaches of 40 degrees. Children, women, the youth- almost anyone able to attend- is allowed the chance to sit and drink from the chief’s deep well of knowledge.
Al Shoka, Gaza Strip, 29 March 2018 – UN-Habitat jointly with UN-Women, the Palestinian Housing Council, Aisha Association for Woman and child protection, and GGateway inaugurated the first safe and inclusive community garden in Al-Shoka town in Gaza Strip. This initiative comes as part of the “Utilizing Digital Tools to Promote Human Rights and Create Inclusive Public Spaces in Gaza Strip” project, funded by the Government of Kingdom of Belgium, and aims at improving the urban environment and the living conditions of the residents, in particular children and youth.
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Urban Management and Policy Advisor
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Duration of assignment:
6 working months (with possibility of extension)
Closing date for applications:
27 April 2018, 15:00 hrs