UN Habitat Hiring Junior Professional Officer

UN Habitat Hiring Senior Digital Innovation Consultant

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The adoption of the Sustainable

Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 and the New Urban Agenda (NUA) in 2016 following the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development was a major milestone in global urban policy. The NUA charts the course and provides an action-oriented roadmap to guide sustainable urban development globally over the next 20 years.

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The NUA and the Sustainable Development Goals, which include an urban goal— (SDG 11) to make cities and human settlements safe, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable firmly place urbanization at the forefront of international development policy. UN-Habitat in close collaboration with other relevant entities of the United Nations system produce annual SDGs progress reports on the urban dimensions of the SDGs as well as leading every four years, the production and submission of Quadrennial report on the progress on the implementation of the NUA to the General Assembly. The JPO Statistician position is in the Data and Analytics Unit within the Knowledge and Innovation Branch, United Nations Human Settlements. Programme (UN-Habitat).

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