Nairobi, Kenya, 11 Aug 10
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has called for greater government and private sector investment in housing and urban infrastructure in order to improve the living conditions of the poor.
Nairobi, Kenya, 10 Aug 10
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has praised the good relationship between the organization and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Tibaijuka was speaking today while receiving the credentials from the new Saudi Permanent Representative to UN-Habitat, Mr. Ghorm Said Malhan.
Shanghai, 9 Aug 10
The Chinese actor Pu Cunxin last week led a group of a 60 HIV-affected school children the United Nations pavilion to give them a taste of the organization and the work it does around the world.
Jogyakarta, Indonesia, 27 Jul 10
In preparation for the upcoming training events on Transparency in Land Administration (TLA) in South and South East Asia, about twenty-five land experts representing the academia, professional groups, members of civil society and government authorities participated in the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 20-21 July 2010.
Shanghai, 26 Jul 10
The President of the 2010 Global Model United Nations General Assembly, Yue Qiushi, gave visitors to the UN pavilion in Shanghai a taste of how the global organization works when she presented a preview of an upcoming conference scheduled August 14-18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, intended to show young people how an international summit meeting works.
Shanghai, 22 Jul 10
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Pascal Lamy, has said that his organisation is committed to working with all UN agencies to successfully achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Nairobi, 19 Jul 10
As part of what is called Grassroots Mechanism, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) partnering with Huairou Commission, International Land Coalition and Slum/Shack Dwellers International is providing support to four grassroots-led projects in India, Peru, Tanzania and the Philippines.