International Urban Institutions

Zimbabwe Adopts National Human Settlements Policy

On the 3rd of November, 2020, the government of Zimbabwe approved the National Human Settlements Policy. It was a policy adopted after several deliberations...

UN Urban: The Politics of language in Human Settlements Financing

In the international development, the emergence of new ideas and policy issues as well as scarce funding for development have led to the notion of “transform or perish” among development organisations. UN Habitat is one organisation on the periphery of the UN system facing relevance and funding challenges as urban issues evolve and proliferate in language and scope.