Dar es Salaam, 7 Nov 07
UN-HABITAT last month held special slum upgrading training sessions for newly elected councilors from four municipalities in the Tanzanian capital Dar Es Salaam as part of a support building programme.
Vancouver, Canada, 5 Nov 07
UN-HABITAT and the University British Columbia have announced a partnership to create the UBC / UN-HABITAT Archives which will be the world's most complete online repository of information on building sustainable cities.
Geneva, 1 Nov 07
The Saudi Arabian government this week pledged US$1.59 million for the establishment of a new technical and vocational training centre for underprivileged Palestinian women living in the occupied West Bank.