Naivasha, Kenya, 10 Dec 09
UN-HABITAT and the Global Land Tool Network last year conducted a three-day workshop to validate a new training course on improving gender equality and grassroots participation in land governance. The training took place in Naivasha, Kenya from 17-19 November 2009.
Nairobi,Kenya, 8 Dec 09
Ms. Elizabeth Mbatha, a resident of the Nairobi slum Kibera, thought she was dreaming when she found herself sitting across the table from none other than the former United Nations Secretary General Mr. Kofi Annan.
Nairobi, 4 Dec 09
Two new envoys today presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. They are the Permanent Representative of Mexico, Mr. Lewis Javier Capuano, and his counterpart from the Philippines, Mr. Domingo D. Lucenario, Jr.
New York, 3 Dec 09
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), UN-HABITAT has helped to launch a new inter-agency web feature on gender equality and sustainable urbanisation.
Bujanovac, 2 Dec 09
Mayors of 13 municipalities in the Pèinja and Jablanica districts of South Serbia have agreed to implement a peace building programme funded by the Spanish Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund.
Nairobi, 2 Dec 09
The new Permanent Representatives of Uganda and Niger to UN-HABITAT today presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. They are: Ms. Angelina Wapakhabulo of Uganda, and Ms. Diamballa Maimouna of Niger.
Kigali, Rwanda, 26 Nov 09
Local government officials came together on 26-27 November 2009, at a conference organised by the Rwandese Association of Local Governments and UN-HABITAT, in Kigali, Rwanda to hammer out a declaration on climate change.