Ananthapur, 23 Mar 05
Ms. Maria Mutagamba, Uganda's Minister for Water and also the chair of the African Ministers Council for Water (AMCOW) last week visited the Ananthapur Drinking Water Supply Project in India, as part of a UN-HABITAT sponsored study visit to Asia, and praised the achievements of the initiative.
Nairobi, 17 Jan 05
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, has launched a Tsunami Human Settlements Recovery Facility at a recently concluded UN conference of Small Island Developing States.
Bhopal, 19 Aug 04
Six cities in the State of Madhya Pradesh in India are to benefit from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan of US$ 200 million, which will go towards improving the water and sanitation sector in these cities.
Fukuoka, 11 Mar 04
Three Asian cities have been named as winners of UN-HABITAT awards for their women-friendly policies. The cities are Cebu and Naga in the Philippines, and Visakhapatnam in India. The award ceremony marking International Women’s Day was held with the mayors of the three cities on Monday, 8 March 2004.