New York, 12 May 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, hosted a special meeting for delegates attending the 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development this month at which she explained that the urbanization of our planet is unstoppable.
New York, 8 May 09
With half of humanity now living in an urban environment, the world is at the dawn of a new urban era. Expo 2010 in Shanghai, under the theme “Better City, Better Life”, is the first global exposition dedicated to the potential and the problems of urban living in the 21st century.
Tehran, 2 May 09
A new UN-HABITAT Disaster Mitigation Office was officially opened on Saturday in the Iranian capital. The opening ceremony was held at the premises provided and equipped by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.