Bangkok, 29 Oct 12
Mayors and Senior Officials from 10 city governments across Asia are meeting in Bangkok for a workshop on climate change hosted by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
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.
Fukuoka, 10 Dec 09
UN agencies this week said they were concerned at the lack of progress in addressing planning, housing, sanitation, waste management and environmental pollution in urban areas of countries in the Pacific. They raised the alarm after a series of fact-finding missions.
Beijing, 3 Sept 07
UN-HABITAT has announced that it will open a new office in Beijing, China as it expands the agency's Water for Asian Cities Programme.
The office, to be based at the National Training Centre for Mayors, is planned under an agreement signed last week with the National Mayor’s Training Centre of Ministry of Construction.
Kathmandu, 23 Mar 07
Some 50 city leaders and their local parties representing more than 10 countries visited the Nepalese capital this week for a training workshop on Localising the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through Innovative Leadership and Community Empowerment.
Kathmandu, 22 Sept 05
A new movie explaining the importance of urban water conservation based on a love story has been aired to a nationwide television audience in Nepal as part of a campaign to help broaden public understanding of clean water and sanitation.