Nairobi, 20 Feb 12
UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos on Monday hailed the joint collaboration of UN-Habitat and its sister agency, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) now celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Copenhagen, 19 Dec 09
National governments must give cities the support they need to tackle climate change impacts, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka said at the end of the marathon climate change talks in the Danish capital.
Gothenburg, Sweden, 24 Nov 09
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Anna Tibaijuka on Tuesday was given the coveted Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development. Widely known as the “Nobel Prize for the Environment”, she shared the 2009 award with Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, and the world renowned hero of the environment, Sören Hermansen, of Samsö, Denmark.
UN Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya, 24 Aug 09
On Monday August 31st UNEP and UN-HABITAT, as Co-Chairs of the UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade on Education for Sustainable Development, are hosting a Symposium on Climate Change Education and Sustainable Cities in Nairobi.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 6 Aug 09
The Rotterdam Workshop on Climate Change and Urban Planning was a vital step forward in co-ordinating action to tackle climate change as part of sustainable development across the world.
Lira, 6 Jul 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs Anna Tibaijuka last week attended a ceremony on in Northern Uganda, to celebrate the completion and presentation to the district of Lira of 64 new homes for teachers built by UN-HABITAT for 16 schools accommodating some 10,000 pupils.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2 Jul 09
A workshop on Climate Change and Urban Planning was held in Rotterdam between 28 and 30 May. The workshop was organized by The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and the Commonwealth Association of Planners in collaboration with UN-Habitat through its Sustainable Urban Development Network (SUD-Net).
Bonn, Germany, 19 Jun 09
The goal of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014, DESD), for which UNESCO is the lead agency, is to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning.