Islamabad, 15 Dec 09
UN-HABITAT and the Pakistan Institute for Environment-Development Action Research organized a one-day National Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene convened by the Pakistani Ministry of Environment on 14 December, 2009.
Washington, 5 Oct 09
UN-HABITAT has signed a milestone agreement with the Huairou Commission to strengthen the involvement of grassroots women in projects and programmes for better housing and sustainable urban development.
Nairobi, 18 Sept 09
The UN-HABITAT Advisory Committee of the Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development met for the first time at the organization headquarters in Nairobi on September 18, 2009.
Dar es Salaam, 17 Sept 09
The Dar es Salaam Habitat Youth Centre and its subcontractor, the National Housing Research and Building Agency together with City Temeke municipality have started a professional training for youth on low cost construction.
Kitui,Kenya, 1 Sept 09
Some 30 youths drawn from Kenyan slums have started a training course in a low cost building technology, the result of partnership between UN-HABITAT and a local children’s home.
Nairobi, 27 Jul 09
Kenya’s Ministry of Lands has granted UN-HABITAT title to almost 55 acres to be used to build affordable housing and to improve the livelihoods of people living and working in slums.