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Latest Updates on Urban Studies

18th February 2019

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


The March Issue of Urban Studies is now available online

18th February 2019

Volume 56 Issue 4 (March 2019) is now available online


Call for Applications - USF International Fellowships

15th February 2019

The closing deadline for applications to this award is 7th May 2019.


Latest Updates on Urban Studies

11th February 2019

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news

Urban News

Programme Officer , (Nairobi with travel to Somalia), Deadline: 22 February 2019

18 Feb 2019, 11:32 a.m.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on 12 February 2019 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Nairobi with travel to Somalia FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Programme ...


After heavy fighting destroyed their city, Filipino families come together for ground breaking at the site of their new homes

18 Feb 2019, 11:06 a.m.

Marawi City, Mindanao, Philippines, February 2019 – From early morning, families whose homes were destroyed in the heavy fighting in ...


UN-Habitat Sudan Receives USD 700,000 from Japan to Support Peaceful IDP Returns to South Darfur, Sudan

18 Feb 2019, 8:42 a.m.

Khartoum: 17 February 2019: Japan has pledged a contribution of USD 700,000 to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) ...


A new city classification method shows Southern African countries more urbanized than thought

18 Feb 2019, 7:56 a.m.

LUSAKA, January 2019 – Countries in Southern Africa define their urban or rural areas in diverse ways. Current approaches use ...


Rebuilding Marawi Shelter and Livelihood Project breaks ground in Marawi

18 Feb 2019, 7:15 a.m.

Marawi City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines – February 2019 – As early as 9:00 A.M., family homepartners from the 18 ...


Global Alliance for Urban Crises launches knowledge products at Humanitarian Networking and Partnerships Week 2019

18 Feb 2019, 5:44 a.m.

Geneva, Switzerland, February 2019 – The Global Alliance for Urban Crises officially launched a series of knowledge products at Humanitarian ...


Localising the SDGs in South Africa

15 Feb 2019, 6:34 a.m.

Dr Sylvia Croese, research officer at ACC, kicked off the 2019 special year-long seminar series on the Sustainable Development Goals ...


Amadou Sy: Fintech Breaking Down Barriers in Africa

13 Feb 2019, 9:56 p.m.

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