Jogyakarta, Indonesia, 27 Jul 10
In preparation for the upcoming training events on Transparency in Land Administration (TLA) in South and South East Asia, about twenty-five land experts representing the academia, professional groups, members of civil society and government authorities participated in the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 20-21 July 2010.
Shanghai, 26 Jul 10
The President of the 2010 Global Model United Nations General Assembly, Yue Qiushi, gave visitors to the UN pavilion in Shanghai a taste of how the global organization works when she presented a preview of an upcoming conference scheduled August 14-18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, intended to show young people how an international summit meeting works.
Shanghai, 22 Jul 10
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Pascal Lamy, has said that his organisation is committed to working with all UN agencies to successfully achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Nairobi, 19 Jul 10
As part of what is called Grassroots Mechanism, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) partnering with Huairou Commission, International Land Coalition and Slum/Shack Dwellers International is providing support to four grassroots-led projects in India, Peru, Tanzania and the Philippines.
Arusha, 15 Jul 10
An agreement has been signed between the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, UN-HABITAT, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, which will set the stage for the expansion of the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) to 15 towns in five countries.
Shanghai, 15 Jul 10
The Commissioner General for the United Nations Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, Awni Behnam, has said that one of the basic necessities for democratic societies is free movemenr of trade, services, capital and information technology.