A new focus for UN-Habitat

UN-Habitat promotes transformative change in cities and human settlements through knowledge, policy advice, technical assistance and collaborative action to leave no one and no place behind.

Reduced spatial inequality and poverty in communities across the urban-rural continuum

Enhanced shared prosperity for cities and regions

Strengthened climate action and improved urban environment

Effective urban crises prevention and response

Sustainable Development Goals

Our work

We support countries to improve living conditions for all through sustainable urbanization. UN-Habitat’s work is anchored on scientific data, rigorous research and analysis.

Impact 1

UN-Habitat’s sanitation programme reached over 6.3 million people in 19 districts. 11 districts are already declared open defecation free.

Impact 2

In 2019, Nepal adopted a National Land Policy, after learning from UN-Habitat about inclusive land policies and strategies

Impact 3

UN-Habitat’s green growth programme supports 2 settlements directly and 10 indirectly, all with invaluable built and cultural heritage