London, 12 Sept 05
By the year 2030, an additional 3 billion people making up about 40 percent of the global population will need housing, according to UN-Habitat's latest flagship report released on Monday, Financing Urban Shelter: Global Report on Human Settlements 2005.
Nairobi, 9 Sept 05
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, this week expressed appreciation to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for its support for the organization.
New York, 9 Sept 05
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan told a gathering of world mayors and other city officials on Thursday that over the next 30 years virtually all of the world’s population growth would occur in the urban areas of low and middle-income countries.