Nanjing, 3 Nov 08
The hugely successful World Urban Youth Forum drew to a close in Nanjing with calls for more inclusion of young people in decision making. Speaking at the forum's closing ceremony; the Vice chairman of Jiangsu Youth Federation,
Beijing, 12 Aug 08
China’s Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Mr. Jiang Weixin, on Monday received UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka to discuss a wide range of housing matters and arrangements for the fourth session of the World Urban Forum scheduled in the Chinese city of Nanjing 3-6 November.
Nairobi, 11 Aug 08
A week-long workshop on film-making organized jointly by UN-HABITAT and the National Film Board of Canada for youth drawn from slum areas in Nairobi opened at the UN-HABITAT headquarters Monday.
Beijing, 5 Aug 08
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, will attend the Olympic Games opening ceremony on 8 August ahead of talks with senior Chinese officials on how the agency can further support China at a time the country is experiencing the most rapid urbanisation in its history.
Nairobi, 30 Jun 08
Microsoft East Africa last Friday donated a total of 210 computers to the Youth Empowerment Programmes in Kenya under the Ministry of Youth and Sports four of which went to the One Stop youth centre, an initiative of City Council of Nairobi supported by UN-HABITAT.