Nairobi, 4 Oct 12
In order to support the implementation of tangible actions that will help in the improvement of the living conditions for slum dwellers, Burkina Faso, Niger and Kenya recently made financial contributions to the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme. French
Embu, Kenya, 3 Oct 12
Traditional dances, songs by a local a choir as well as a march past by a Kenya’s National Youth Service Band marked the international celebrations of this year’s World Habitat Day that were marked in Embu town, some 110 kilometers to the east of the capital Nairobi.
Nairobi, 3 Oct 12
UN-Habitat and the Swedish Ax:son Johnson Foundation on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will form a basis of partnerships in the lead up to the Habitat III conference.
Beijing, 12 Sept 12
China has established a USD 1.6 million (RMB 10 million) fund to help train officials and professionals in African local authorities, provide new scholarships for African students in China and build better industrial and commercial partnerships.
Yangon, 11 Sept 12
The Urban Research and Development Institute (URDI) this week launched its first training on sustainable urban land management as part of new collaboration between the Government and UN-Habitat supported by Norway.