Naples, Italy, 5 Sept 12
UN-Habitat this week announced the implementation of its Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme in member countries of the Brussels-based Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) thanks to the support of the European Commission. French
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Mar 12
As a seven year old he was already using an AK 47 as a soldier in the then rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Army. Today he is an international music star who uses every platform he gets to preach peace and the need to provide young people with education.
The Hague, 14 Mar 12
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found Thomas Lubanga Diylo of war crimes for conscripting and enlisting children under 15 into the Forces patriotiques pour la libération du Congo (FPLC).
Nairobi, 17 Jan 12
UN-HABITAT this week hosted the first Steering Committee meeting for the African Conference on Volunteer Action for Peace and Development to be held on 25-27 June 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Nairobi, 8 Nov 11
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos on Tuesday told students at the University of Nairobi that he considered universities as strategic partners in the quest for sustainable urban development.
Juba, 1 Nov 11
It was both tears and joy as the world's youngest nation celebrated its first ever World Habitat Day. This celebration comes at a time when newly independent South Sudan is embarking on reconstruction after years of stagnation and underdevelopment caused by a protracted civil war.
Nairobi, 27 Oct 11
The two Sudans met in Nairobi a fortnight ago and agreed to enhance cooperation and promote mutual partnership for the good of the two neighbours since they became separate countries in July.
Juba, 3 Oct 11
The World Habitat Day celebrations in Juba on 3 October 2011 kicked off with a 2 kilometer procession starting from the Ministry of Housing & Physical Planning offices to Hai Zandia informal settlement in Buluk area.