Antananarivo, 31 May 07
UN-HABITAT joined a group of UN agencies in Madagascar earlier this month for a seminar on housing reform and shelter needs as part of the new ‘One UN’ concept whereby all agencies working in a country pool their expertise as best they can for the benefit of all.
Nairobi, 24 May 07
The United Nations Office in Nairobi this week hosted more than 10 heads of state and deputies attending the 12th Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
Dar es Salaam, 21 May 07
Prime Minister Edward Lowassa of Tanzania said he hoped that the City Council and UN-HABITAT would join hands to implement a new plan of action to improve unplanned settlements in the Tanzanian capital.
Bonn, 12 May 07
It is only through collective effort that the Millennium Development Goals can be achieved for the sake of human wellbeing, livelihood, sustainable development and global peace and stability, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has said.
Bonn, 11 May 07
UN-HABITAT this month reaffirmed its position urban planning had become increasingly important in managing climate change because well planned cities provide a better foundation for sustainable development than unplanned cities.
New York, 11 May 07
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Under-Secretary -General and Executive Director of UN-Habitat addressed the Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD-15) at UN Headquarters in New York earlier today on the intersection of human settlements with the current CSD themes...
Nairobi, 7 May 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, expressed her appreciation to the new Permanent Representative of Italy to UN-HABITAT, Mr. Pierandrea Magistrati, for his government’s consistent support to the work of the organization.
Hongcheon, Republic of Korea, 3 May 07
As the damage from climate change grows increasingly apparent, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised a new centre in the Republic of Korea working to address the environmental impact of large cities.