Nairobi, 24 Nov 04
The United Nations Security Council this week embarked on a peace mission to Africa's Great Lakes region as part of an historic visit that started with a meeting in Nairobi to consolidate a deal aimed at ending two decades of north-south conflict between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement.
Washington, 16 Nov 04
World Bank President, Mr. James Wolfensohn, and UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, have agreed to prepare cooperation framework for country collaboration between the two organizations.
Göteborg, Sweden, 12 Nov 04
Dr. David Satterthwaite, who has pioneered major studies on urban poverty and written extensively for UN-HABITAT publications, was named one of four winners on Thursday of a major environment prize.
Nairobi, 8 Nov 04
Some 25 Habitat Programme Managers from around the world gathered at UN-HABITAT headquarters on Monday for a five-day seminar aimed at giving them a better understanding of the organization.
Nairobi, 2 Nov 04
The Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress (NPC), Mr. Wu Bangguo, visited the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi on Saturday for talks with senior officials of UN-HABITAT and the UN Environment Programme.
Brussels, 25 Oct 04
UN-HABITAT and the Brussels-based African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at promoting sustainable urbanization and the eradication of poverty in ACP countries.
Ouagadougou, 18 Oct 04
Several thousand residents of an informal community on the outskirts of Ouagadougou on 12 October gathered to witness the signature of a plan of action to launch UN-HABITAT’s global campaigns on urban governance and secure tenure in Burkina Faso. The plan provides for spending amounting to US$600 million over the next seven years.
Nairobi, 13 Oct 04
A high-powered Norwegian delegation led by Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik visited UN-HABITAT headquarters on Tuesday and signed a Framework Agreement with the Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka aimed at improving the lives of slum dwellers and urban poor.