Durban, South Africa, 10 Feb 05
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, last week solicited the views of more than 40 African housing ministers and senior officials on urbanization, aid and trade on Friday for a report that will go to the Group of Eight leading industrialized powers.
Kampala, 27 Jan 05
More than 100 participants converged at the Speke Resort in Kampala last week for a Commission for Africa (CFA) consultation workshop with calls for greater attention to problems facing the African continent.
, 15 Oct 03
In one of his first public international functions as Britain’s new Secretary of State for International Development, Hilary Benn, last week marked World Habitat Day by presenting Zena Daysh with UN-HABITAT’s Scroll of Honour award for a lifetime dedicated to improving human settlements around the world.
, 10 Sept 03
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Anna Tibaijuka and two Nobel Prize laureates, Professor Daniel McFadden and Professor Dr. Erwin Neher, were awarded honorary Doctorate of Science degrees on Tuesday by the prestigious University College London.