Nairobi, 3 Nov 05
Some 31 students from Kenyan and Swedish universities on Thursday held a one-day exhibition at UN-HABITAT’s Nairobi headquarters showcasing their work towards addressing sustainable urban development.
Stockholm, 3 Nov 05
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, and the Managing Director of the Swedish Cooperative Centre (SCC) in Stockholm, Mr. Lennart Hjalmarson, have agreed to start a new collaboration aimed at helping developing countries promote security of tenure, better housing and service provision for poor people.
Geneva, 2 Nov 05
The International Platform on Sustainable Urban Development, has adopted the “Geneva Declaration for a viable future in cities” with the objective of creating a world solidarity network for better human settlements.
Cologne, 2 Nov 05
UN-HABITAT is teaming up with the International Association of Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) to push for more parks, sports facilities and urban recreational spaces in towns and cities around the world.
New York, 1 Nov 05
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Tuesday addressed the second committee of the sixtieth General Assembly of the United Nations, introducing the Secretary General’s report on the implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the agency.