Sussex, 25 May 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, called on international financiers to focus more on the continuing problems of affordable housing and finance in developing countries.
Seoul, 19 May 09
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director and former US President Bill Clinton on Tuesday joined delegates from cities around the world to press home the message that action on climate change has to be implemented in cities.
Islamabad, 28 Feb 08
UN-HABITAT this week received additional funding of USD 2 million from the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom to strengthen its training and technical assistance for the victims of a Pakistan earthquake who lost their homes.
London, 21 Nov 06
Two British Parliamentary Committees, the Communities and Local Government Committee and the International Development Committee, joined forces to hear evidence on the Third Session of UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum held earlier this year in Vancouver, Canada.
Nairobi, 15 Nov 06
The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan, has asked UN-HABITAT to take a central role in the creation of a global centre focused on building and sustaining water operators’ partnerships worldwide.
London, 21 Feb 06
In a historic first of its kind, the British House of Commons recently held an adjournment debate on Urbanisation in Developing Countries. Members of Parliament from all parties recognized that urbanisation in the developing world was both a challenge and an opportunity.
London, 11 Mar 05
A new report on Africa commissioned by the British government was unveiled in London, New York and Addis Ababa on Friday with a call on donor countries to boost their aid to Africa by up to US$ 25 billion a year, step up the fight against corruption, boost infrastructure aid, and make trade fairer.
New York, 10 Feb 05
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, said that the Commission for Africa initiated by British Prime Minister Tony Blair will meet in London next week to decide on recommendations that will be brought to the agendas of the Group of Eight industrialised nations and the European Union.