Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 20 Jun 11
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, has made an urgent plea to put an immediate stop to all forced evictions of earthquake survivors in the Caribbean Nation.
Nairobi, 25 Mar 11
UN-HABITAT is issuing a handbook to guide the coordinated implementation of the two sets of international guidelines on decentralisation and access to basic services for all. While the international guidelines are available in English, French and Spanish, the handbook is currently available in English, French and Spanish.
Ouagadougou, 25 Oct 10
Representatives of the United Nations, the Swedish police, and some 40 national experts, government officials and academics joined Professor Georges Compaoré of the University of Ouagadougou
San Jose, 13 Oct 10
UN-HABITAT and the University of Peace (UPEACE) have signed an agreement offering a new course in urban governance for post-graduate students keen to contribute to a better urban future.
Nairobi, 8 Sept 10
UN-HABITAT and WWF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure a better protection of the Virunga National Park , a World Heritage site in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The two agencies made the announcement on Tuesday.