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.
Vancouver, Canada, 6 Jan 09
H. Peter Oberlander, a founding father of UN-HABITAT, passed away peacefully on 27 December 2008, his family announced this week. An architect and teacher who became Canada’s first Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, he was 86.
Poznan, Poland, 10 Dec 08
Mayors and local authorities representing cities around the world this week urged delegates attending a milestone session of climate change talks to ensure that cities are kept high on the agenda given that they are home to half the world's population...
Vancouver, Canada, 5 Nov 07
UN-HABITAT and the University British Columbia have announced a partnership to create the UBC / UN-HABITAT Archives which will be the world's most complete online repository of information on building sustainable cities.
Vancouver, Canada, 29 Jun 07
The Canadian Institute of Planners has bestowed UN-HABITAT and EcopLan International an excellence award in Planning in recognition of their work in Local Economic Development
Vancouver, 21 Jun 06
Delegates at the Third Session of the World Urban Forum listened in rapt silence on Wednesday as speakers from Kabul and Vancouver presented a picture of two cities at opposite sides of the world and opposite ends of the development.
St. John's, 14 Jun 05
Mrs Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, hailed Canada's municipalities saying the recent successes they have achieved provided a lesson for local authorities around the world.