Nairobi, 15 Feb 11
A group of 25 retired UN-HABITAT veterans from countries around the world returned to the agency’s headquarters this week to share their experiences and insights with a view to helping establish a new direction for the agency.
Brussels, 7 Feb 11
Key high-level European officials joined the representatives of international institutions at the European Parliament in Brussels for wide ranging talks on urban matters and global urban development.
Yangon, 2 Feb 11
The United Nations said this week it was growing concerned that a shortfall in funding cyclone recovery in Myanmar would render some communities unnecessarily vulnerable ahead of the coming monsoon season.
Washington, 26 Jan 11
U.S. President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that America would have to work harder to catch up with new urban infrastructure and advances in Europe and China.
San José, Costa Rica, 25 Jan 11
This is a new one-year Masters programme on Sustainable Urban Governance, Urban Resilience and Peace. Developed by UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the University for Peace, San José, Costa Rica, it enables students to learn about urban governance, Urban Risk & Resilience and peace, and give them the chance to meet those dealing with these matters on a daily basis.