Kabul, 22 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT has presented a special award to the Government of Afghanistan for outstanding achievements in furthering the cause of human settlements in its post-conflict reconstruction programme.
Nairobi, 19 Jun 07
Acting on recommendations from a committee in which UN-HABITAT played a major role, Kenya’s Finance Minister last week made major pledges aimed at increasing access to housing for low income earners.
Antananarivo, 31 May 07
UN-HABITAT joined a group of UN agencies in Madagascar earlier this month for a seminar on housing reform and shelter needs as part of the new ‘One UN’ concept whereby all agencies working in a country pool their expertise as best they can for the benefit of all.
Nairobi, 17 Apr 07
A panel discussion at the opening of the twenty-first session of the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT tackled financing affordable housing and urban infrastructure in a reformed United Nations.
Nairobi, 16 Apr 07
The 21st session of UN-HABITAT Governing Council opened on Monday, 16 April 2007 – in the year of homo urbanus – with the sounding a new alarm on the world’s growing urban poverty crisis, especially in developing countries.
Santiago, 16 Apr 07
An international expert group meeting on urban indigenous peoples and migration in Santiago, Chile urged the international community to understand and better support indigenous people leading a marginalised existence in many cities around the world.