Nairobi, 31 Mar 09
UN-HABITAT received many pledges from United Nations staff, organizations and Governing Council delegates to give books and audio visual material for communities in slums in response the agency’s Book into the future appeal.
Geneva, Switzerland, 26 Mar 09
Representatives of United Nations bodies participating in Expo 2010 will meet in Geneva March 26-27, 2009, for a briefing with officials from Shanghai which is hosting what promises to be one of the biggest and most glittering events of its kind ever held.
Nairobi, Kenya, 25 Feb 09
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will ask a youth group climbing Africa’s highest mountain at the weekend to call him on a satellite telephone from the summit and brief him on the melting glaciers and the impact climate change is having on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Ireland, 23 Feb 09
In the context of the Irish Society of Chartered surveyors’ recent conference theme, Ireland’s Future In A Global Economy, the major question was: is the role of the surveyor changing? From a global perspective, the answer is yes.
Nairobi, Kenya, 18 Feb 09
The new Permanent Representatives of Tunisia to UN-HABITAT, Mr. Hatem Atallah, and his counterpart from Morocco, Mr. Abdelilah Benryane, on Tuesday presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
Lake victoria, Kenya, 17 Feb 09
UN-HABITAT has launched a project in the Lake Victoria region to help accelerate access to improved sanitation for poor women and vulnerable households through a micro credit/revolving fund scheme.