Washington, 5 Oct 09
President Barack Obama said in a special World Habitat Day message on Monday that his administration was looking towards stronger partnerships with other organizations in addressing the challenges facing American people, including housing.
Mombasa,Kenya, 5 Oct 09
The observance of the World Habitat Day in Kenya was held amidst pomp and celebration at the Uwanja wa Maendeleo grounds, a rehabilitated playground in Ziwa la Ng’ombe, one of the low income tenements in the coastal town of Mombasa.
Nairobi,Kenya, 29 Sept 09
Unemployment, lack of affordable housing as well as road and traffic congestion are some of the key concerns for urban dwellers, a new online survey by UN-HABITAT has revealed.
Nairobi, 28 Sept 09
UN-HABITAT has launched a program to train youth on how to ï¿½mapï¿½ their cities. Using participatory planning techniques combined with the latest in spatial technologies, youth from the One Stop Youth Resource Centre sites in Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, and Kampala will over the next three months map youth services and other important sites in their communities.