Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of InhabitantsRegistration of activities extended until January the 31st of 2015!
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Date published: 12-16-2014
Sustainable development goals: changing the world in 17 steps – interactiveThis year, the millennium development goals – launched in 2000 to make global progress on poverty, education, health, hunger and the environment – expire. UN member states are finalising the sustainable development goals that will replace them. But what do the SDGs aim to achieve? How do they differ from the MDGs? And did the MDGs make much progress? Browse how the MDGs have morphed into the SDGs, and explore each SDG in more detail.* The SDGs: all you need to know* To read more,...
Source: Achilleas Galatsidas, theguardian.com
Date published: 01-27-2015
Ms. Ana Falu of Red Mujer y Habitat selected for UN President of the General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for Post-2015At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) conducted an open process to obtain nominations for a civil society speaker in the President of the General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda. This event will take place at UN Headquarters in New York on 9-10 February. The President of the General Assembly,H.E. Sam K. Kutesa, has...
Source: United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS)
Date published: 01-21-2015
Questionnaire about the status of National Habitat Committees and National Reports for Habitat IIIThe HIC Habitat III Working Group has drafted a questionnaire about the status of National Habitat Committees and National Reports for Habitat III. The purpose of this questionnaire is to get more information about the Habitat III process and deepen our position and influence the agenda of this conference. To answer the questionnaire, please click here. The results of this questionnaire will be public. Do not hesitate to share it with whoever you want. Your participation...
Date published: 01-20-2015
Call for Regional and Thematic meetings for Habitat IIIAs part of the preparatory process towards Habitat III, Member States, local organizations and other institutions are encouraged to organize regional or thematic meetings to ensure an inclusive and focused discussion on sustainable urban development for a New Urban Agenda. The Conference welcomes the participation and contributions of all Member States and relevant stakeholders, including parliamentarians, civil society organizations, regional and local government and municipality...
Date published: 01-20-2015