About Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, a Malaysian urban planner and former major of the City of Penang, is the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme with global headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. UN-Habitat leads one of the policy tracks with city leaders and partners toward the UN Climate Summit.

Addressing the Housing Affordability Challenge: A Shared Responsibility

By |2020-10-31T11:31:28+01:00October 31st 2020|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Global Urban Debates, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: |

On World Cities Day, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, presents some recommendations on how to ensure affordable, accessible, and adequate housing for all.

UN-Habitat Working with Partners and City Leaders on Climate Action

By |2021-11-05T11:26:39+01:00September 19th 2019|Categories: Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates|Tags: , , |

With the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit up ahead next week, UN-Habitat's Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif explains why ambitious climate action depends on cities and presents four new initiatives, which will be launched at the Summit.

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