The project “Provision of Technical Services (to prioritize infrastructure works including water, sewerage, and solid waste management) in Aleppo and Jableh Syria.”. this project is part of the Integrated Post-Earthquake and Early Recovery Project that was initiated by the UN-Habitat after the destructive earthquake that hit the country in February 2023, and aims to prioritize infrastructure works including water, sewerage…Read more
About African Clean Cities Platform
Africa has with 3.5% the highest urbanization rate in the world. It is one major reason why municipal solid waste management has become a big challenge for many cities in the region; low-income cities in Africa are expected to double their municipal solid waste generation within the next 15-20 years. To address this ever-increasing waste issue, the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP) was established in 2017 in Maputo, Mozambique,…Read more
- Introduction / Background
GWOPA is the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance with its Secretariat led by UN-Habitat and hosted in Bonn, Germany. GWOPA leads the global movement for Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs). These peer-support partnerships between water and sanitation service providers work by harnessing the skills, knowledge, and goodwill within a strong utility to build the capacity and improve the…Read more
Welcome to the Junior Professional Officer Programme
The Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme provides young professionals with hands-on experience in the international arena. JPOs are professional level staff, financed by their respective governments, normally for a period of two to three years. Applications for JPO positions is made by nationals through their respective governments. JPOs have the status of international civil servants and are subject to the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules.
The main objective of the JPO Programme is to support the implementation of UN-Habitat's mission, which is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.