Nairobi, 28 Nov 06
The new permanent representative to UN-HABITAT from France, Ms. Elisabeth Barbier, presented her credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, on 23 November, 2006. Ms. Barbier said she would seek stronger French support for the agency.
Nairobi, 20 Nov 06
Two new permanent representatives to UN-HABITAT from Ethiopia and Tanzania last week presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. They are Tanzania’s Deputy High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms. Mary Issa Mushi, and Mr. Disasa Dirribsa, the Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya, 24 Oct 06
United Nations agencies based in Kenya marked United Nations Day on Monday with a special tribute to the Kenyan Member of Parliament and women’s rights activist, Ms. Njoki Ndungu.
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Sept 06
UN Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan has appointed Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka of Tanzania, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON). Mrs. Tibaijuka, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, is the highest ranking African woman in the United Nations system.