Nairobi, 22 Jan 10
The new Permanent Representative of Malaysia to UN-HABITAT, Mr. Zainol Rahim bin Zainuddin, today presented his credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. Mrs. Tibaijuka briefed the envoy on the activities of UH-HABITAT worldwide, particularly its activities in Malaysia.
Nairobi, Kenya, 19 Jan 10
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has sent a message of condolence to the President and people of Haiti following last week’s massive earthquake in that country.
Malaysia, 13 Jan 10
The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), in cooperation with the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), Training and Capacity Building Branch (TCBB) of UN-HABITAT and University of East London (UEL) successfully hosted an international pilot training on land and property rights issues in Islamic Contexts.
Nairobi, Kenya, 11 Jan 10
In many countries, laws and policies exist that have the potential to enhance secure access to land for poor women and men. These laws relate to issues such as adequate housing and freedom from eviction, land reform and access to all land-based resources.