Copenhagen, 14 Dec 09
UN-HABITAT is lobbing hard for young people saying that opinion shapers meeting at the world climate talks in Copenhagen must address concerns raised by youth who constitute the majority of the world’s population.
Kigali, Rwanda, 26 Nov 09
Local government officials came together on 26-27 November 2009, at a conference organised by the Rwandese Association of Local Governments and UN-HABITAT, in Kigali, Rwanda to hammer out a declaration on climate change.
Manila, 11 Nov 09
The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council, the League of Cities of the Philippines, and UN-HABITAT jointly organized the Philippine Urban Development and Climate Change Forum on 11-12 November in Manila.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 6 Aug 09
The Rotterdam Workshop on Climate Change and Urban Planning was a vital step forward in co-ordinating action to tackle climate change as part of sustainable development across the world.
Poznan, Poland, 11 Dec 08
The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon on Thursday said the world had to avoid backsliding in the fight against global warming and devise a "Green New Deal" to fix the twin climate and economic crises.
Manila, Philippines; Mombasa, Kenya and Aguascalientes, Mexico, 5 Sept 08
The 2008 Sustainable Cities Programme /Local Agenda 21 Regional Meetings took place between 26- 28 August in: Manila, Philippines; 11-12 August in Mombasa, Kenya and 3-5 September in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Brussels, 11 Dec 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, last week joined Princess Mathilde of Belgium to urge women and young people to be actively involved in the climate change debate and other pressing concerns in a rapidly urbanising world.
Bali, Indonesia, 7 Dec 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, is scheduled to visit Bali, Indonesia where the agency will hold a seminar to explain the how closely climate change is linked to cities.