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List of Press Releases - 2017-2

UNECE member States adopt Geneva Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development (09 November 2017)

Cities and human settlements in the UNECE region face enormous challenges. The population in the region is ageing, bringing changing demands on infrastructure and social services. Increased urban expansion has reduced the land available for other uses. Climate change and natural disasters are ...
Armenia to build on progress in housing sector but faces persisting challenges including access to affordable and decent housing and mitigation of disaster risks (12 September 2017)

Armenia has made considerable progress in implementing sustainable housing and land management policies, but significant challenges remain in terms of access to decent housing and mitigation of disaster risks. These are some of the findings of the Second UNECE Country Profile on Housing and Land ...