Johannesburg, 11 Jul 10
In her last official mission to South Africa as UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka had a meeting with a constituency close to her heart- the young people. The historic visit also saw Mrs. Tibaijuka meet the former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela at his home.
Garankuwa, South Africa, 11 Jul 10
Just hours before the historic FIFA World Cup final match kicked off in South Africa on Sunday, UN-HABITAT and its partners launched a major initiative aimed at making Africa's young people more productive and keep them away from delinquency.
Shanghai, 11 Jul 10
Ahead of China's sixth census beginning in November this year an initiative has been launched to ensure that everyone in the country has access to basic public services during the process of urbanisation in China.
Pretoria, 10 Jul 10
A group of young people from Eastern and South Africa meeting in Pretoria on Saturday declared that they were indeed the people who will bring solution to the myriad problems facing their countries.
Nairobi, 7 Jul 10
Since the launch of “The 100 Cities Initiative for Sustainable Urbanisation”, the number of cities worldwide has exceeded 10 till July 5, 2010. The 11th city is “Wujin, China”, which is also the first Chinese city to join in the “The 100 Cities Initiative for Sustainable Urbanisation”.