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.
Beijing, 3 Sept 07
UN-HABITAT has announced that it will open a new office in Beijing, China as it expands the agency's Water for Asian Cities Programme.
The office, to be based at the National Training Centre for Mayors, is planned under an agreement signed last week with the National Mayor’s Training Centre of Ministry of Construction.
Nairobi, 15 Apr 07
China’s Vice Minister for Construction, Ms. Wenjuan Fu renewed her government’s commitment to work with UN-HABITAT towards sustainable urbanization during a meeting with the agency’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
Geneva, 19 Jan 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, told a meeting of the Group of 77 and China on Thursday that humanity was now living in a new urban era with the majority of people on the planet now living in towns and cities.
Nairobi, 11 Jan 07
A high powered delegation from the Chinese city of Wuxi led by deputy mayor Ms. Liu Hongzhi this week visited UN-HABITAT headquarters for a series of meetings with senior officials including the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
Nanning, 11 Nov 05
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Friday addressed the International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development with a call for better welfare as a means to achieving sustainable urban development.