Nairobi, Kenya, 22 Sept 08
The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance led by UN-HABITAT, and Cap-Net, the capacity building arm of UNDP on IWRM, jointly hosted a two day planning workshop to plan a capacity building programme in water resources management for water utilities in Nairobi on 22-23 September 2008.
Nairobi, 5 Sept 08
Concerned about the increasing environmental problems of the Lake Victoria Basin, East African Ministers of Water commended UN-HABITAT on its leadership role in the design and implementation of the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative.
Stockholm, 21 Aug 08
Inspired leaders who champion reforms can play a key role in helping Asian countries manage their water resources at a time of extreme pressure brought on by rapid urbanisation, climate change, pollution and industrialization, a senior Asia Development Bank official told the Asia Water Day seminar at the World Water Week in Stockholm this week.
Stockholm, 19 Aug 08
On the second day of the conference, UN-HABITAT convened a special seminar with a panel of donors, representatives of major organizations and other experts to provide a special insight to conference delegates on the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance which the agency promotes around the world.
Stockholm, 18 Aug 08
As more than 2,000 water experts from 140 countries world gathered in Stockholm on Monday for the 18th annual World Water Week convention, HRH Prince of Orange, congratulated delegates for helping reduce the number of people around the world without access to water and sanitation.
Nairobi, 7 Jul 08
Working in collaboration with two Kenyan engineering firms, UN-HABITAT has developed innovative tractor trailer system and a small pick up vehicle to meet the solid waste collection needs of small towns.
Melbourne, 30 Jun 08
UN-HABITAT on Monday announced a partnership deal with a mining company to deliver clean drinking water to residents of the Laotian town of Vilabouly as part of a the agency’s new drive to scale up water and sanitation services to those most in need.
Nairobi, 24 Jun 08
Working in collaboration with two Kenyan engineering firms, UN-HABITAT has developed innovative tractor trailer systems and a little pick up designed to meet the solid waste collection needs of small towns.