Kigali, 26 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT announced on Monday that it will extend its Water for African Cities Programme to help provide water and sanitation services for people living in the country’s slums and other poor neighbourhoods.
Nairobi, 8 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the Governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and with financial support from the Government of the Netherlands has embarked on a water and sanitation project in four towns around Lake Victoria.
Nairobi, 11 Dec 06
Public water utilities in Africa got a major confidence boost at the weekend when over 40 senior water utility managers and other delegates from the water sector adopted a declaration of support to the institutions.
Nairobi, 15 Nov 06
The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan, has asked UN-HABITAT to take a central role in the creation of a global centre focused on building and sustaining water operators’ partnerships worldwide.
New Delhi, 24 Sept 06
The importance of social marketing as a means of convincing people to adopt practices that will improve their lives was underscored recently during the launch of UN-HABITAT’s publication on “Social Marketing of Sanitation”.