Asuncion, Paraguay, 19 Sept 11
Ministers and senior officials from Latin America and the Caribbean MINURVI group last week brought climate change and housing issues to the top of their agenda in preparation for a series of major international and regional meetings.
San Jose, Costa Rica, 26 Oct 10
UN-HABITAT launched its Global Energy Network for Urban Settlements (GENUS) in Latin America this week at a meeting convened to help find innovative solutions for waste management and ways of converting waste into a source of energy.
San Jose, 13 Oct 10
UN-HABITAT and the University of Peace (UPEACE) have signed an agreement offering a new course in urban governance for post-graduate students keen to contribute to a better urban future.