Goma, 7 Jul 09
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UNHCR and UN-HABITAT last week organised a conference to discuss the issue of land, housing and property for returning refugees and internally displaced persons.
Lira, 6 Jul 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs Anna Tibaijuka last week attended a ceremony on in Northern Uganda, to celebrate the completion and presentation to the district of Lira of 64 new homes for teachers built by UN-HABITAT for 16 schools accommodating some 10,000 pupils.
Washington, DC, 23 Jun 09
As part of the intensive preparations preceding this year’s World Habitat Day celebrations, the United States Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan and UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka convened a dinner of the US Honorary Committee at the Arts Club of Washington.
Nairobi, 8 Jun 09
One out of every three people living in cities of the developing world lives in a slum or other unplanned settlements, the UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka said on Monday.
Islamabad, 29 May 09
UN-HABITAT and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have joined forces to provide shelter and other supplies to hundreds of thousands of people displaced by fighting in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province.
Nairobi, 28 May 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has assured the Government and people of Sri Lanka that UN-HABITAT would be fully involved in the reconstruction efforts in the country after 27 years of civil war.
Sussex, 25 May 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, called on international financiers to focus more on the continuing problems of affordable housing and finance in developing countries.
Goma, 25 May 09
UN-HABITAT has opened an office in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma as part of a joint United Nations programme to assist people forced to flee during years of conflict in the Lake Kivu district. The office will work to help resolve land disputes.