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Dissemination Workshop Unveils Innovative Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Urban Transport

Stakeholders from diverse sectors gathered at the University of Nairobi Towers on May 15th, 2024, for a vital dissemination workshop to enhance disability-inclusive urban transport systems in Accra and Nairobi. This event, organized around the research project "SITUATE-2: Removing Barriers To Foster Disability-Inclusive Urban Transport Systems in Accra And Nairobi," marked a significant milestone in addressing accessibility challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PWDs) in public transportation.

Dissemination Workshop: Removing Barriers to Disability-Inclusive Urban Transport System (Policies and Regulations) in Accra and Nairobi (SITUATE-2)

Join us at the Dissemination Workshop hosted by the University of Nairobi, University of Education, Winneba, and Volvi Research Foundation! Discover insights from the SITUATE-2 project on disability-inclusive urban transport in Accra and Nairobi on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 8:00am - 1pm, at the University of Nairobi Towers, Room MLT 401. 

Introduction and Aims of the Workshop:

University of Nairobi Celebrates Student Excellence at Annual Recognition Ceremony

The University of Nairobi held the annual Students' Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 3rd, 2024, at Taifa Hall. This prestigious event acknowledges and rewards outstanding students who have consistently demonstrated exceptional performance in academics, research, leadership, and various extracurricular activities.

Leading Fashion Executive Advocates Sustainability for Kenyan Producers in UoN Lecture

On Monday, April 15th, 2024, the Department of Art and Design at the University of Nairobi hosted a public lecture on the future of the fashion industry, focusing on sustainability and ethical practices. The event featured two distinguished speakers: Mr. Carlo D'Amario, CEO of the renowned Vivienne Westwood luxury fashion brand, and Mr. Simone Cipriani, Chief Technical Advisor of the Ethical Fashion Initiative.

Unveiling the Future of Real Estate: A Look Back at Professor Viruly's Visit

In a recent collaboration between the Construction and Real Estate Student Association (CRESA) and the Department of Real Estate, Construction Management, and Quantity Survey (RECMQS), students from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design enjoyed a captivating lecture by Associate Professor Francois Viruly. With over two decades of experience as a renowned property economist from the University of Cape Town, Professor Viruly's insights into Urban Land Economics, Property Finance, and Portfolio Management added immense value to our community.

UoN to support Development of Taita Taveta County's Urban Planning Framework

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has entered a collaborative partnership with the County Government of Taita Taveta County to establish sustainable spatial planning and urban development plans for the county. This collaboration was formalized during a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor by a distinguished delegation from Taita Taveta County Government, led by His Excellency Governor Andrew Mwadime, on Friday, February 2, 2024.