Bangkok, 4 Jun 04
A study visit by two education ministers and senior education administrators from Africa to Thailand has further strengthened UN-HABITAT’s cooperation with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Thailand.
Dakar, 25 May 04
A Training of Trainers workshop in Values-based Water Education was held in Dakar, Senegal from 12-14 May 2004 to show education experts from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Senegal the most appropriate approaches to introducing water, sanitation and hygiene into the existing school curriculum.
Geneva, 9 Feb 04
UN-HABITAT and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide a cooperation framework in support of partnership commitments made at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in 2002.
, 19 Nov 03
The rapid growth of towns and cities around the world is leading to increased competition for scarce municipal services and resources such as water, roads, electricity and land. UN-HABITAT is training experts to prevent disputes escalating into conflict.
, 10 Mar 03
UN-HABITAT’s Training and Capacity Building Branch (TCBB) produces a wide range of manuals and handbooks on urban governance, local government and urban management with local partners in many countries and languages around the world.