Mostar, 24 Feb 05
UN-HABITAT has extended its post-conflict activities in the Western Balkans to the city of Mostar, where it will introduce a new, inclusive urban planning programme aimed at helping regenerate the city and further reconciling its once divided communities.
Durban, South Africa, 10 Feb 05
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, last week solicited the views of more than 40 African housing ministers and senior officials on urbanization, aid and trade on Friday for a report that will go to the Group of Eight leading industrialized powers.
Durban, 3 Feb 05
DURBAN, 3 February 2005 - Ministers and senior officials from more than 40 African countries gathered in Durban, South Africa on Thursday at the First African Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD) to thrash out ways of tackling growing urbanization in a continent where, south of the Sahara, over 70 per cent of urban dwellers live in slums.
Durban, 2 Feb 05
Experts meeting at the ongoing African Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD) joined the African Union and UN-HABITAT with passionate calls for Africa to speak with one voice at a series of forthcoming international meetings.
Durban, 1 Feb 05
An African Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD) opened in Durban, South Africa, yesterday with a warning that unless African countries take urgent action on runaway urbanization and growing slums, they will fail future generations.
Durban, 31 Jan 05
Cabinet ministers and senior officials from more than 40 African countries will gather in Durban, South Africa, this week for the first African Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD).
Nairobi, 20 Dec 04
The winner of the first prize of a competition organized by UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the Government of Finland was Ms. Maria Klemetz, who will get a one-week trip to Kenya. She was followed closely by Ari Ahoren, Yoshitaka Oshima and Felix Gomez Pousa whose joint entry was second.
Brussels, 25 Oct 04
UN-HABITAT and the Brussels-based African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at promoting sustainable urbanization and the eradication of poverty in ACP countries.
Nairobi, Kenya, 4 Oct 04
Thousands of people gathered on the outskirts of Nairobi on Monday in Kibera, Africa’s biggest informal settlement, for the global celebration of World Habitat Day in a festive atmosphere punctuated by calls on policy makers around the world to make cities engines of rural development.