Green economy

EcoWorld Waste Recycling Workshop in Watamu, Malindi with Mathare Youth

Watamu, Malindi became a city where sparks of waste management is becoming one of its essence. A recent development by 3 different but collaborated groups targeted the well-being of beaches within its vicinity. The intention began by cleaning waste products such as plastics, nets, flip-flops, etc… and recycling them to make art pieces, building blocks,

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Livelihoods Creation in Mathare Informal Settlement emPlastic Recycling Programme Design Thinking Workshop and Business Development

Livelihoods Creation in Mathare Informal Settlement: Plastic Recycling Programme Design Thinking Workshop and Business Development

Following the establishment of the Mathare Plastic Recycling programme in September 2020, UN-Habitat in partnership with the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the International School of Kenya (ISK) organized a Design Thinking workshop  on 25th May, 2021 at the Nairobi One Stop Youth Centre that led to the training of 7 Mathare youths. The

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We All Need To Become Small, Green Devils – Sport Devils

Presentation at the World Urban Forum Children and Youth Roundtable Generation 2030: Youth Leadership for a Better World – Innovative Youth Leadership Strategies in the face of Social and Climate Crises I am here to speak on the role of the global sports movement and the potential of its billions of young people all over the

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Plastic Upcycling Set To Make Nairobi Informal Settlement A Cleaner Place

Attending the event were UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Brazil and Norway Ambassadors H.E. Fernando Coimbra and H.E. Elin Rognlie, Mathare Member of Parliament Antony Oluoch, Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu and Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. NAIROBI, December 2018 – UN-Habitat presented the youth of Mathare, one of Nairobi’s largest informal settlements, with the

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Youth In Nigeria Trained In Renewable Energy Technologies And Green Entrepreneurship

Abuja, 12 January 2017 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, conducted hands-on training in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, green entrepreneurship and enterprise development for 125 selected youths drawn from 26 States across the Nigeria in Abuja in December. The training, organised in collaboration with the

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