Nairobi, 12 Sept 11 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his sorrow and sympathy for the families of the victims of a petrol pipeline explosion in a dense Nairobi slum on Monday which claimed scores of lives and left many injured.
Amsterdam, 12 Sept 11
ARCADIS, the international consulting and engineering company, has hosted UN-HABITATs 6th Steering Committee Meeting of the World Urban Campaign (WUC), in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar, 12 Sept 11
UN-HABITAT this week signed a new safer cities agreement with the Union Government of Myanmar designed to provide disaster resilient and safer settlements in the southeast Asian nation.
Nairobi, 29 Aug 11
A logo competition for the Initiative, instigated in partnership with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, resulted in a winner after much deliberation, thanks to jury members David Fortin from Montana State University, Fiona Jack from University of Auckland and Victor Mgendi and Jane Nyakairu from UN-HABITAT.
Nairobi, 26 Aug 11
UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the University of Westminster drew some 60 delegates to the first global workshop of the Habitat Partner University Initiative from 16 - 18 May 2011.
Zanzibar, 25 Aug 11
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), together with the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, Ministry of Social Welfare Youth Women and Children Development Organized and Marked the International Youth Day
Nairobi, 24 Aug 11
The Habitat Partner University Initiative and the Cities and Climate Change Initiative have issued a call for proposals: Strengthening Urban Climate Change Education - Module Development for the Cities and Climate Change Academy.