Washington, 16 Jul 09
Around 50 people from over 20 organizations met at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offices to discuss plans for the main celebration of World Habitat Day on 5 October 2009.
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.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2 Jul 09
A workshop on Climate Change and Urban Planning was held in Rotterdam between 28 and 30 May. The workshop was organized by The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and the Commonwealth Association of Planners in collaboration with UN-Habitat through its Sustainable Urban Development Network (SUD-Net).
Bonn, Germany, 19 Jun 09
The goal of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014, DESD), for which UNESCO is the lead agency, is to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning.
Medellin, 18 Jun 09
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the International Water Association (IWA) and UN-HABITAT recently facilitated a matchmaking workshop in Medellin, Colombia for twining between water and sanitation operators in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)