African Clean Cities Platform:
supporting African cities for evidence-based
policy making for waste management
The Department of Local Government in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is working towards ensuring that all services provided by its local authorities continue without interruption even through the lockdown in Sri Lanka.
It connects several maps with key implementation frameworks which include the New Urban Agenda, UN-Habitat’s Strategic Plan 2020-2023 and the Harmonized Framework for the implementation of the National Urban Agenda developed by the African Union with UN-Habitat’s technical assistance.
UBS is pleased to share with you the 5th issue of the Waste Wise Cities Newsletter, which focuses on SDG indicator 11.6.1. and how it can be used to support cities in improving their waste management systems.
COVID-19, a global pandemic declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), is crippling the global economy and upending people’s lives thereby threatening sustainable development across all its dimensions.
The COVID-19 : Live Situational Analysis Dashboard of Sri Lanka is an up to date information source. This includes daily updated information on total and daily number of COVID cases with elaborations.
In order to stay healthy throw the COVID outbreak situation in Sri Lanka, proper nutrition is very important. Following tips are given by WHO as nutrition advice for Adults during COVID. This will help to stay healthy and avoid risk of overweight, obesity, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain types of cancer.
Geneva, 23 March 2020: FIFA, the international governing body of football, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling on all people around the world to follow five key steps to stop the spread of the disease.
Sri Lanka Celebrates World Habitat Day 2019 “Frontier Technologies as an Innovative Tool to Transform Waste to Wealth” in Battaramulla.
Population data suggests that Sri Lanka is one of the least urbanised countries on earth.
Urban sprawl is one of the key challenges facing Sri Lanka's cities today. Sprawl development, typically defined as uncoordinated, low density urban expansion, involves rapid land consumption as cities expand and swallow up surrounding rural areas.