Bangkok, 11 Jul 11
More than 900 representatives from national and local governments, civil society and community based organizations, research and training institutes, the private sector and international organizations last month participated in the Fifth Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-5).
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.
Shanghai, 4 Oct 10
UN-HABITAT released two major new publications during the global celebration of World Habitat Day in Shanghai providing a fresh and informative insight into the state of cities in China and in Asia.
Solo, Indonesia, 24 Jun 10
The third session of Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development wound up on Thursday with fresh commitments to improve housing and sustainable urban delivery in the region.
Solo, Indonesia, 22 Jun 10
Keynote speakers addressing the opening of the 3rd Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) on Tuesday called on governments to share lessons and best practices to ensure that plans to tackle housing needs and urban development are carried through in the world's most populous region.
Shanghai, 23 May 10
The United Nations Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo has launched the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Week celebrating the promotion of green industry throughout the world.
Fukuoka, 10 Dec 09
UN agencies this week said they were concerned at the lack of progress in addressing planning, housing, sanitation, waste management and environmental pollution in urban areas of countries in the Pacific. They raised the alarm after a series of fact-finding missions.