Nairobi, 25 Aug 10
The United Nations General Assembly today elected Joan Clos as the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT at the level of Under Secretary-General of the UN. He is expected to begin his tenure on 18 October for a period of four years.
New York, USA, 4 Jul 06
Following nomination by Mr. Kofi Annan, the UN Secretary General, Mrs Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka has been re-elected Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN-HABITAT for another term of four years.
New York, 1 Nov 05
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Tuesday addressed the second committee of the sixtieth General Assembly of the United Nations, introducing the Secretary General’s report on the implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the agency.
New York, 14 Sept 05
The 2005 World Summit, the largest gathering ever of international leaders, opened at United Nations Headquarters in New York today with a warning from Secretary-General Kofi Annan that “millions of lives and the hopes of billions” rest on fulfilling the pledges contained in the meeting’s outcome document.