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.