Amman, 7 Dec 06
A two day workshop on the Iraqi Housing sector came to a close on Wednesday with a commitment from the minister in charge that she would incorporate the recommendations in her review of the national policy.
Nairobi, 7 Dec 06
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, formally received the credentials on 5 December of the new Permanent Representative of the United States of America to UN-HABITAT, Mr. James Stewart.
Accra, 6 Dec 06
UN-HABITAT last week pledged funding to help 1,000 poor families in Accra, Ghana secure micro-credit loans for business and home improvement as part of a field testing budget in the slum of Old Fadima.
Nairobi, 4 Dec 06
For the residents of Korogocho, one of Nairobi’s largest slums, last Sunday was a special day as they set aside the daily grind of their lives to witness a landmark event where UN-HABITAT and the Government of Italy joined hands to give them a better sports facility.
Accra, 1 Dec 06
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka launched UN-HABITAT’s latest training publication entitled, “Financial Management for Local Government”, at the opening session of a high level housing finance conference held in Accra Ghana.