Over 1.1 million people of the Somali population live in protracted internal displacement. Another one million Somalis are in displacement in neighbouring countries and more than one million people have been displaced since November 2016 due to drought and conflict, bringing the total displaced population to approximately 30% of the current estimated population of Somalia.
Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, 15 January 2018 – UN-Habitat in partnership with UN Women, Palestinian Housing Council, Aisha Association for Woman and child protection, and GGateway are creating a safe and inclusive public space in Al-Shaima’ neighbourhood in Beit Lahia city in order to improve the urban environment and the living conditions of residents, in particular children and youth.
Mosul, 19 Dec 2017 - UN-Habitat in collaboration with its implementing partner, the local NGO Mercy Hands, organized its 13th awareness raising sessions on Housing, Land and Property rights (HLP) in East Mosul under its project titled “Housing, Land, and Property Rights Response for Vulnerable People in Mosul and Surrounding Areas” funded by the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund.
A delegation from the Government of Japan is in Kalobeyei between 18-20th December monitoring UN-Habitat activities in the Kalobeyei new settlement. The delegation is accompanied by the project team at UN-Habitat and representatives from Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) and the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) who are working in collaboration with Water Land and Ecosystem program of CGIAR and Penn State University.
Ramallah, Palestine, 10 December, 2017, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) office in Palestine and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) started today a four-day orientation training on Social Tenure Domain Model applications in Area C of the West Bank. The training is convened in partnership with the Land and Water Settlement Commission (LWSC) and with support from the Office of the Prime Minister in Palestine to support the overall Land Reform Plan for the year 2017.
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Issued on: 17 January 2018
ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT
DUTY STATION: Nairobi/ Kenya with travel to Somalia if security permits
FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Programme Support Expert
DURATION: 5 working months
CLOSING DATE: 23 January 2018
CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat
DUTY STATION: Nairobi
FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Housing Finance Expert, Consultant
DURATION: 01 February 2018 – 31 July 2018
CLOSING DATE: 31 Jan 2018