Kigali, 26 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT announced on Monday that it will extend its Water for African Cities Programme to help provide water and sanitation services for people living in the country’s slums and other poor neighbourhoods.
Bahrain, 11 Feb 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka visited the Kingdom of Bahrain on 6-8 February 2007, at the invitation of H.E. Shaikh Khalid Bin Abdalla Al-Khalifa, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Court.
Nairobi, 31 Jan 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs.Anna Tibaijuka, on Tuesday escorted the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, through a section of the crowded Kibera slum to give him his first taste of extreme urban poverty in Africa.
, 30 Jan 07
Egypt, one of the first RUSPS countries, has published three of its urban sector profiles for phase 1 of which there are six in total. The published profiles cover the cities of Menouf, Rosetta and Tanta and add ‘basic urban services’ as well as’ ‘local economic development’ as new themes to the existing four.
Nairobi, 25 Jan 07
As part of peace building efforts following last year’s clashes in Nairobi’s Mathare slums, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Thursday held a meeting with the area’s residents to review the reconciliation progress.
Nairobi, 21 Sept 06
Although Africa is faced with the daunting challenge of mushrooming slums, there is hope for the continent to move forward and provide adequate shelter for its urban populations, UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka told journalists on Thursday at the ongoing Fourth Africities Summit in Nairobi.
Nairobi, 20 Sept 06
African governments can only achieve the water and sanitation target of the Millennium Development Goals if they incorporated all stakeholders including municipalities and the donor community in the drafting and implementation of new National water policies.