Brussels, 7 Feb 11
Key high-level European officials joined the representatives of international institutions at the European Parliament in Brussels for wide ranging talks on urban matters and global urban development.
Washington, 22 Apr 10
On the heels of World Urban Forum, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, along with Senators Dick Durbin and Benjamin L. Cardin, has introduced new legislation to address the challenges of urbanization in developing countries.
Kathmandu, 18 Nov 09
Students at Bentley University in Boston, have raised funds amounting to more than USD 10,000 for UN HABITAT’s Water for Asian Cities Programme. The money is being used for a rainwater conservation project in Nepal.
Stockholm, 19 Aug 08
On the second day of the conference, UN-HABITAT convened a special seminar with a panel of donors, representatives of major organizations and other experts to provide a special insight to conference delegates on the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance which the agency promotes around the world.
Stockholm, 18 Aug 08
As more than 2,000 water experts from 140 countries world gathered in Stockholm on Monday for the 18th annual World Water Week convention, HRH Prince of Orange, congratulated delegates for helping reduce the number of people around the world without access to water and sanitation.
The Hague, 4 Jul 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka last week held wide-ranging talks with officials of the new Dutch government. In the first high level encounters between UN-HABITAT and the new Dutch government, Mrs. Tibaijuka called upon Mrs. Ella Vogelaar, the Minister for Housing, Communities and Integration, the Mayor of the Hague, Mr. Willem Deetman and other officials.
Warsaw, 28 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s work in the transition economies of Central, Eastern and Southern European States, took a boost at the First meeting of the Advisory Council of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office, the agency’s newest regional centre.
Brussels, 17 Feb 06
The executive commission of the European Union and UN-HABITAT this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the research relationship between the two organisations with the aim of promoting sustainable cities as urban populations around the world grow at unprecedented rates.
Nairobi, 11 Oct 05
Norway will grant UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund nearly US$ 7 million in 2005 to help alleviate the water and sanitation crisis confronting millions of slum dwellers across Africa and Asia.