Nairobi, 26 May 11
The newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of the Sudan to Kenya, Mr. Kamal Ismail Saeed, on Thursday presented his credentials as Permanent Representative to UN-HABITAT's Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos.
Nyala, Darfur, 14 Dec 10
From grace to grass is a line usually used to narrate how one has fallen from a higher place but for some internally displaced persons in Sudan’s Darfur region, theirs is a story of how they have literally moved from grass to grace, thanks to a project by UN-HABITAT to improve their dwellings. These are some of the most vulnerable victims of conflict anywhere in the world.
Mannheim, 11 Dec 07
The Kenyan Hip Hop superstar and UN-HABITAT Messenger of Truth Gidi Gidi last week teamed up with Rolf Stahlhofen of Germany, Samsaya representing Norway and India, and Lam of Sudan to give the German city of Mannheim a rousing concert organized by UN-HABITAT in cooperation with its private sector partner, the German chemical giant BASF, the Popakademie – Baden-Wuerttemberg, and the City of Mannheim.
Nairobi, 17 Aug 07
UN-HABITAT has teamed up with leading agencies to help displaced people and refugees returning home assert their rights to housing and property lost during conflict through the publication of a new Handbook aimed at putting right a major gap in global humanitarian response systems.
Nairobi, 15 Jun 07
Three new Permanent Representatives this week presented their credentials to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
They are Mr. Muhammad K. Ndanusa of Nigeria, Mr. Apichit Asatthawasi of Thailand, and their counterpart from Sudan, Mr. Makok Guandong. Mrs. Tibaijuka expressed her appreciation to the three countries for their support to UN-HABITAT.
Juba, Southern Sudan, 15 Aug 06
UN-HABITAT has opened a new office in Juba, Southern Sudan, to help resettle over 2 million displaced people and refugees returning home to rebuild their lives after more than two decades of civil war, the agency announced on Tuesday.