Vancouver, 20 Jun 06
Keynote speakers addressing the plenary of the Third Session of the World Urban Forum on Tuesday highlighted the crisis of the world's urban poor as a key challenge of the new millennium.
Vancouver, 19 Jun 06
The third session of the World Urban opened on Monday with calls to improve the lives of the slum dwellers, and provide better financial and political support to local governments as our planet becomes irreversibly an urban world.
Vancouver, 19 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT and Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) Monday signed an agreement of cooperation aimed at assessing the progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) relating to human settlements.
Vancouver, Canada, 18 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT`s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, on Sunday appointed former Mozambique President, Mr. Joachim Chissano, as the agency's Youth Ambassador to ensure that the concerns of young people remain high on the international agenda.
Vancouver, 10 Jun 06
The Canadian city of Vancouver is gearing up for the Third Session of the World Urban Forum, UN-HABITAT’s premier international meeting on the state of the world’s growing cities held every two years.
Nairobi, 7 Jun 06
A landmark meeting of non-governmental and civil society organisations closed in Nairobi on Tuesday with calls for greater involvement of non-governmental and civil society organizations within the United Nations system as they seek to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Nairobi, 4 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Monday lauded non-governmental and civil society organizations saying they were playing a critical role in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Nanyuki, Kenya, 31 May 06
Some 26 participants last week successfully took part in a Training of Trainers workshop as part of a joint initiative between UN-HABITAT and the Centre for International Cooperation of Israel (MASHAV).
Nairobi, 29 May 06
UN-HABITAT and the international development agency Action Aid last Friday signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement which will see the two organisations collaborate in wide ranging areas of mutual concern.