Nairobi, 24 May 07
The United Nations Office in Nairobi this week hosted more than 10 heads of state and deputies attending the 12th Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
Bonn, 11 May 07
UN-HABITAT this month reaffirmed its position urban planning had become increasingly important in managing climate change because well planned cities provide a better foundation for sustainable development than unplanned cities.
New York, 11 May 07
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Under-Secretary -General and Executive Director of UN-Habitat addressed the Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD-15) at UN Headquarters in New York earlier today on the intersection of human settlements with the current CSD themes...
Nairobi, 7 May 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, expressed her appreciation to the new Permanent Representative of Italy to UN-HABITAT, Mr. Pierandrea Magistrati, for his government’s consistent support to the work of the organization.
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.
Nairobi, 20 Apr 07
The lives of 25 million people living around Lake Victoria are set to improve drastically following the launch of Phase III of UN-HABITAT's Lake Victoria City Development Strategies (CDS), a three-year project that began in November 2006.
Nairobi, 18 Apr 07
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Tuesday signed an agreement with Coca-Cola India announcing that they will collaborate to improve community access to water and sanitation in India and Nepal.
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, 17 Apr 07
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka presided at the Nairobi launch of the 24th edition of the Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2007: Our urban futureat the twenty-first session of the Governing Council in Nairobi on Tuesday.