Shanghai, 4 Jul 10
Chinese actress Li Bingbing, has been designated the first Chinese Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) at the launch of UNEP’s exhibition at the United Nations Expo Pavilion.
New York, 2 Jul 10
A Special Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast Meeting on the theme Bridging the urban gender divide: An imperative for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, was held in New York as part of the ongoing high level segment of the Economic and Social Council.
Singapore, 29 Jun 10
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka this week joined an array of government ministers, mayors and other urban leaders for the Singapore International Water Week and the World Cities Summit to discuss leadership, governance and new ways of building sustainable green cities.
Solo, Indonesia, 24 Jun 10
The third session of Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development wound up on Thursday with fresh commitments to improve housing and sustainable urban delivery in the region.
Dhaka, 23 Jun 10
On a visit to Bangladesh, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Monday appealed to authorities there not to evict slum dwellers but rather resettle them if the land they are currently occupy is to be used for other purposes.
Nairobi, 22 Jun 10
A group of select youth from East and South Africa will have the opportunity of a lifetime to watch the final match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup, courtesy of UN-HABITAT and its partners.
Solo, Indonesia, 22 Jun 10
Keynote speakers addressing the opening of the 3rd Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) on Tuesday called on governments to share lessons and best practices to ensure that plans to tackle housing needs and urban development are carried through in the world's most populous region.
Rio de Janeiro, 21 Jun 10
During the closing ceremony of the fifth session if the World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Mr. Derek Martin, former Chair of the Habitat Professionals Forum, made a statement besides several other UN-HABITAT Partners, on behalf of the Habitat Professionals Forum and its members .