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16 March 2022

A year ago, on 16 March 2021, UNITAC Hamburg was officially launched during a live event.

30 October 2021

On 21 October, UNITAC Hamburg organized a virtual event as part of Urban October 2021.

01 September 2021

eThekwini has the largest number of informal settlements of any municipality in South Africa. Currently, it houses over 580 urban informal settlements encompassing 314,000 households, which comprises over a quarter of the city’s population. Continued urbanization and a swingling supply of well-located land have resulted in a multitude of vulnerabilities experienced by its population.

03 June 2021

UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency for sustainable cities, with support from the UN Office for Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT), and in collaboration with HafenCity University Hamburg, are implementing the United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC Hamburg) which will be located at the HafenCity University in Hamburg, Germany.

16 March 2021

It is a great honour for Germany, for my home town Hamburg and for me to host the United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC).

You know how much I would have preferred to meet you in person here in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.

This inauguration is a very special occasion and I would have enjoyed showing you around in Hamburg.

16 March 2021

We cordially invite you to the virtual launch event of the first United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC-Hamburg)

16 March at 14:00 – 15:30 CET (08:00 – 09:30 NYC, 16:00 – 18:30 Nairobi)

16 March 2021

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the UN Office for ICT (UN-OICT), HafenCity University and the Federal Republic of Germany are organising a virtual event to officially launch the United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC-Hamburg).