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United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
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Mr. Rafael Tuts
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Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)

The GW2I is a multi-stakeholder platform which is comprised of UN agencies, international organizations, governments, scientists, private sectors, industries and Major groups and stakeholders to provide the foundations (including information, tools and policy mechanisms) for partnerships to initiate comprehensive, effective and sustained programmes addressing wastewater management.

AfDB, ADB, DHI-UNEP, FAO, GEF, IAEA, Jacobs U.K. Limited, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, UEMOA, CBD, UNDESA, Prana Sustainable Water Switzerland, UNDP, UNICEF, UNU-INWEH, USEPA, WECF, WHO, Ramsar, IMWI, CUTEC-Institute GmbH, Ecoturismo Y Nuevas Tecnologias, UNIDO, Inter-American Development Bank, UN-Habitat, Fisheries Division Laboratory Antigua, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainab...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Improved land, legislation, and governance for cities

City, regional and national authorities will establish systems for improved access to land, adopt enabling legislation and put in place effective decentralized governance that fosters equitable and sustainable urban development.

UN-Habitat UNDP FAO UNCCD World Bank
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
LVWATSAN Mwanza Project

LVWATSAN Mwanza is a multi-dimensions' infrastructure project targeting the expansion and upgrading of a significant part of Water supply and Sanitation in the cities of Mwanza and 3 satellites Towns (EIB financed) and Bukoba and Musoma (AFD financed). The project is complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share expertise and financial resources, to support the achievement of the SDGs. The project is financed through a combination of loans (total cost of EUR 104 million), grants (EUR 10 million), provided by International Financing Institutions, the European Commission...[more]

European Investment Bank: as co-financier. The Bank has allocated a EUR 45m loan for Water supply and Sanitation works in the city of Mwanza and 3 satellites Agence Française de Développement : as co-financier. The AFD has allocated a EUR 45m loan to provide sanitation in the towns of Musoma and Bukoba. European Commission The Promoters are the Ministry of Water Mwanza, Bukoba and Musoma Urb...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA)

The goal of IPLA is to increase the capacity of local authorities (LAs) for sustainable waste management towards a resource efficient and zero waste society, achieving livable and sustainable cities. Through IPLA:- The capacity of LAs and municipalities will be empowered by better access to tools, technologies, investment opportunities, and international financial mechanisms in the area of municipal waste management. - A dynamic interface between the local authorities and private sector will be built, thereby facilitating public-private partnerships and creating conducive investment climate fo...[more]

Global Coordinating Secretariat- UNCRD; Global Secretariat-tbc; Regional Secretariat for Africa, Asia and Latin America- UN-HABITAT; Sub-Regional Secretariat for South Asia- SACEP; Sub-Regional Secretariat for the Pacific SIDS- SPREP PROE; Sub-Regional Secretariat for Southern Latin America- Abrelpe ISWA; Sub-Regional Secretariat for Northern Latin America- UAESP; Sub-Regional Secretariat f...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Smart Cities (USC)

The United Smart Cities program was jointly initiated by UNECE and other industrial partners. Key areas are urban mobility, sustainable housing, clean energy, waste management and ICT. Its objectives are as follows: a) Decrease vulnerability of cities to urban migration, demographic changes, environmental degradation and climate change b) Reduce carbon footprint of cities c) Enhance the quality of life for inhabitants d) Improve the environmental quality of the cities e) Establish public-private partnerships (PPPs)

Multi-stakeholder project initiated by UNECE and OiER in cooperation with EAA, RICS, UN-Habitat and ISOCARP
Sustainable Development Goals
22 Apr 2013
13 May 2010
4 May 2009
15 May 2008
14 May 2008
7 May 2008
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11 May 2006
21 Apr 2005
13 Apr 2005
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