Addis Ababa, 12 Jun 07
At the close of their first ever meeting, ministers of sports of the African Union (AU) reiterated their commitment to use sports for the improvement of the wellbeing of their citizens, especially young people.
Helsinki, 5 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has signed a comprehensive memorandum with the International Union of Public Transport (UITP) to give new impetus to research and monitoring of global urban transport trends.
Vancouver, Canada, 5 Jun 07
The Canadian Institute of Planners has bestowed UN-HABITAT and EcopLan International an excellence award in Planning in recognition of their work in Local economic development.
Bonn, 12 May 07
It is only through collective effort that the Millennium Development Goals can be achieved for the sake of human wellbeing, livelihood, sustainable development and global peace and stability, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has said.
Maseru, Lesotho, 4 May 07
Twenty-two national trainers today receive their certificates for successfully completing an intensive 5-day Trainers-of-Trainers (ToT) course on the UN-HABITAT training series on local elected leadership, held in Maseru, Lesotho from 30 April-5 May 2007.
Hongcheon, Republic of Korea, 3 May 07
As the damage from climate change grows increasingly apparent, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised a new centre in the Republic of Korea working to address the environmental impact of large cities.