Hong Kong, 2 Nov 10
The World Urban Campaign was launched in Asia with the opening of the regional office of the South-South News network in Hong Kong on Sunday 24 October, marking the 65th birthday of the United Nations.
Nairobi, 29 Oct 10
A new UN-HABITAT health, rehabilitation and community learning centre for disabled slum children is set to open on schedule thanks to funding and support from the social fund of the German chemical giant, BASF.
Bondo, Kenya, 12 Oct 10
The capacity development programme was launched at a ceremony in Bondo Town on October 11th, 2010 and attended by the Mr. Oburu Odinga, the Member of Parliament for Bondo and Assistant Minister of Finance in the Government of Kenya.
Durban, 14 Sept 10
With an accelerated pace of urbanization which is projected to result in over 300 million new urban dwellers in the next 20 years, planners in Africa are faced with the daunting task of ensuring that the development takes place in an orderly manner.
Nairobi, 8 Sept 10
UN-HABITAT and WWF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure a better protection of the Virunga National Park , a World Heritage site in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The two agencies made the announcement on Tuesday.
Arusha, 15 Jul 10
An agreement has been signed between the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, UN-HABITAT, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, which will set the stage for the expansion of the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) to 15 towns in five countries.
Nairobi, 22 Jun 10
A group of select youth from East and South Africa will have the opportunity of a lifetime to watch the final match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup, courtesy of UN-HABITAT and its partners.
Nairobi,Kenya, 16 Jun 10
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka this week received a standing ovation at the United Nations great hall in Nairobi when she formally took leave of the Committee of Permanent Representatives which acts on behalf of the governments overseeing UN-HABITAT.