Nairobi, 11 Dec 06
A group of experts met between 4-6 December 2006 at the UN-HABITAT headquarters in Nairobi to look into ways of effectively improving energy access for the urban poor by marshalling the resources of public, private and community sectors.
New York, 16 May 06
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka said in a statement to the fourteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development in New York that poor people living in towns and cities around the world had benefited very little from conventional energy policies, with an estimated 2 billion forced to cut down trees and use other traditional fuels for cooking because they had no electricity.
, 9 Sept 03
The city of Ludwigshafen, Germany, together with BASF and UN-HABITAT have agreed to initiate on a joint project to showcase environmental technologies and successful collaboration with the private sector in the development of sustainable cities.