Africa, 12 Oct 12
This new critical phase of urbanization presents tremendous opportunities for strengthening Africa's foundations towards a new level of development. But the Continent's overall transformation will largely depend on the way we plan, build and manage urban growth, deliver basic services, provide the best environment to contribute to prosperity, enable the civil society to have a voice and participate in the decision-making of the African city of tomorrow.
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.