Nairobi, 31 Mar 09
UN-HABITAT received many pledges from United Nations staff, organizations and Governing Council delegates to give books and audio visual material for communities in slums in response the agency’s Book into the future appeal.
Nairobi, 30 Mar 09
Delegates from over 101 countries on Monday gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the opening of the week-long 22nd Governing Council of UN-HABITAT at which governments set the agency’s budget and work programme.
Nairobi, 25 Mar 09
Youth-led organizations working to improve to improve urban living conditions in developing countries can now seek financing for their projects through a new UN-HABITAT fund provided by Norway, the agency announced on Wednesday.
New Delhi, 23 Mar 09
A world that urbanizes cannot claim to be harmonious if some groups concentrate resources and opportunities while others remain impoverished and marginalized, India’s Secretary for Urban Development, Mr. M. Ramachandran has said.
, 6 Mar 09
People with disabilities suffer some of the worst violations of their human rights, but a groundbreaking United Nations treaty that entered into force last year provides a road map to improve this situation, the world body’s top rights official said today.