The report will serve as a consolidated study of COVID-19 response from an urban perspective with a focus on four central themes that are critical for the future in cities: urban morphology, urban economy, urban inequality and urban governance.
UN-Habitat has launched a practical tool to assess the performance of urban governance. The Governance Assessment Framework for Metropolitan, Territorial and Regional Management (GAF-MTR) introduces three dimensions and six governance factors for enabling and advancing territorial management.
Urbanization is an unstoppable global trend. Projections of urban population growth by 2050 indicate that the concentration of the urban population will increase by 13 per cent. It will increase from 55 per cent of the world population in 2018 to 68 per cent in 2050.
The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanization can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all.
The huge number and wide range of events organized during Urban October demonstrated that, far from being deterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, governments at all levels, NGOs, community organizations, academic institutions and many others were determined to fnd innovative ways to celebrate our cities and towns.
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.
African Clean Cities Platform: supporting African cities for evidence-based policy making for waste management
The Atlas starts with a regional overview on key urban data and how these trends evolved throughout time. It connects these several maps with two key implementation framework for the New Urban Agenda in the region: UN-Habitat’s Strategic Plan 2020-23 and the Harmonized Framework for the implementation of the NUA 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.
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.