What's New

Posted on: 10 Sep 2021
This third version of UN-Habitat’s Environmental and Social Safeguards system supports the agency’s constant strive to improve on the delivery of our mandate and to achieve our vision of “a better quality of life for all in an urbanizing world”
Posted on: 03 Sep 2021
Disclaimer: Please note the below information is shared as communicated by our Travel partners, it is important to note this information may change any time and without notice. Passengers are responsible for checking latest updates before traveling.
Posted on: 03 Sep 2021
We take this opportunity to thank you all for the great response to the call to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The exercise has been running since 23rd March at UNON and has been supported by the UN System and the Kenya Government vaccination drives.
Posted on: 12 Aug 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is once again showing signs of rapid advancement in Kenya.
Posted on: 12 Aug 2021
The COVID-19 vaccination exercise facilitated by the UN system and the Kenya Government has been on-going for about five months now since it started in March 2021. 
Posted on: 12 Aug 2021
The UN Kenya Country Team is expanding the COVID 19 Vaccination exercise to include household members of active UN personnel.
Posted on: 14 Jun 2021
The results-based management (RBM) policy provides guidance on the purpose, basis, context, scope, principles and roles and responsibilities for mainstreaming RBM throughout the organization. The policy applies to all staff of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) at... Read more
Posted on: 18 May 2021
Click here to register For further information on UN led COVID-19 Vaccination Programme and FAQs please go to: https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/vaccination
Posted on: 12 May 2021

The position heads the Unit and reports to the Chief of the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Branch. Within delegated authority, the Chief of the Strategic Planning Unit will be responsible for the following: Responsibilities

•Provides policy guidance to the Chief of the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Branch , on conceptual strategy development and management of the strategic plan for UN-Habitat .
•Plans and oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Strategic Planning Unit ensures that substantive work programmes and programmed activities are carried out in a...

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Posted on: 29 Apr 2021
To provide timely response to your queries, UNON Hotline Responders have now been engaged to receive and ensure prompt response to your emails and calls. This Hotline has been called the ''COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline’’ 
Posted on: 22 Apr 2021


•Formulates and implements the substantive work programme of the Knowledge and Innovation Branch. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by Knowledge and Innovation Branch, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and UN-Habitat and with other organizations of the United Nations System as appropriate.
•Leads, supervises and carries out the work programme of the Knowledge and Innovation Branch.
•Co-ordinates the work carried out...

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Posted on: 15 Apr 2021
As the world battles the impact of climate change, UN-Habitat has launched  the #ClimateAction4Cities Campaign in the lead up to the Climate Change Conference (COP26) to be held in Glasgow in November 2021. 
Posted on: 08 Mar 2021
For Technical Support to Community Communication, Mobilization & Organization, to Participatory Housing & Settlement Design and to Training & Capacity Building in Participatory Project Implementation in the project ‘Community Rehousing and Neighbourhood Upgrading Project in Unplanned... Read more
Posted on: 03 Mar 2021

The Legal Unit is responsible to ensure that UN-Habitat’s activities are carried out in accordance with applicable regulatory frameworks and relevant law; reducing the potential for financial and other types of loss, through legal risk analysis; and representing the interests of the Programme in internal administration of justice proceedings

The position reports to the Chief of the Legal Unit.

Responsibilities: Within limits of delegated authority and depending on location, the Legal Assistant may be responsible for the following duties.  (These duties...

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Posted on: 23 Feb 2021
Reference:                   CFP/1-2021-PSUP-KISUMU Size of Grant:              Up to 90.000 USD Published:                   25 January 2021 ​Submission Deadline: Extended until 10 March 2021, 05:00 PM, East Africa Time
Posted on: 05 Feb 2021
This app will function without the need for the internet once it has been downloaded on a phone. The app is available in both English and French. 
Posted on: 03 Feb 2021
JPOs are young professional level staff, financed by governments, at no cost to UN-Habitat, for a period of two to three years.
Posted on: 03 Feb 2021
Posted on: 27 Jan 2021
Further to the memorandum from the Executive Director, reference UNH-OED-OM-191007-01, dated 7th October 2019, on Improving Coordination of Official Travel, the purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated guidance on the subject in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on: 27 Jan 2021
Appointment of UN-Habitat focal points: Future of Cities, High-Level Political Forum, Mid-term review of the UN-Habitat Strategic Plan and High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, 2022
Posted on: 27 Jan 2021
MACS has undertaken a review of Project Management Officers and the requirements of the respective UN-Habitat divisions and their organizational units.
Posted on: 26 Jan 2021
Get your FLU Shot and the COVID Antibody test
Posted on: 25 Jan 2021
Support to community-based waste management and the establishment of an enabling framework for a Public Private People Partnership (PPPP) in low-income areas and informal settlements in Kisumu, Kenya 
Posted on: 17 Dec 2020
This is the revised Request for Classification Offline form. The form has been completed just as a sample for your guidance.
Posted on: 23 Nov 2020
This Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Operating guidelines put forward a guiding principle on minimum operational ICT services required at UN-Habitat, ICT equipment and application standards, and budgeting for ICT Services at Headquarter, Offices away from Headquarters, and Project... Read more
Posted on: 06 Nov 2020
Our thanks to all of you who joined us for the UN in Kenya COVID-19 Update & Q+A Session this week.