Bahrain, 11 Feb 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka visited the Kingdom of Bahrain on 6-8 February 2007, at the invitation of H.E. Shaikh Khalid Bin Abdalla Al-Khalifa, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Court.
New York, 9 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has urged governments to urgently implement strategies that will protect the world’s ageing population which currently stands at 600 million people.
Nairobi, 8 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the Governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and with financial support from the Government of the Netherlands has embarked on a water and sanitation project in four towns around Lake Victoria.
Paris, 2 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, attended the Citizens of the Earth Conference (Citoyens de la Terre) from 2-3 February, at the invitation of French President Jacques Chirac.
Nairobi, 31 Jan 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs.Anna Tibaijuka, on Tuesday escorted the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, through a section of the crowded Kibera slum to give him his first taste of extreme urban poverty in Africa.
, 30 Jan 07
Egypt, one of the first RUSPS countries, has published three of its urban sector profiles for phase 1 of which there are six in total. The published profiles cover the cities of Menouf, Rosetta and Tanta and add ‘basic urban services’ as well as’ ‘local economic development’ as new themes to the existing four.
Nairobi, 29 Jan 07
Hundreds of residents of Homa Bay on Lake Victoria in Western Kenya were treated to a hugely successful music concert on Saturday night by UN-HABITAT Messenger of Truth, Kenyan rap star Gidi Gidi.