Nairobi, 14 Dec 09
The Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has commended the Governments of Sweden and Pakistan for their support to the organization. Mrs. Tibaijuka made the commendation while receiving the credentials from the new Swedish Permanent Representative to UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Ann Dismorr, and her counterpart from Pakistan, Mr. Masroor A. Junejo.
Copenhagen, 14 Dec 09
UN-HABITAT is lobbing hard for young people saying that opinion shapers meeting at the world climate talks in Copenhagen must address concerns raised by youth who constitute the majority of the world’s population.
Nairobi, 4 Dec 09
Two new envoys today presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. They are the Permanent Representative of Mexico, Mr. Lewis Javier Capuano, and his counterpart from the Philippines, Mr. Domingo D. Lucenario, Jr.
Nairobi, 22 Oct 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, and Brazil’s Permanent Representative, Mrs. Ana Maria Sampaio, signed a Conference Agreement to facilitate the organization of the Fifth Session of the World Urban Forum to be held in Rio de Janeiro from 22-26 March 2010.
Nairobi, 16 Oct 09
Three new Permanent Representatives today presented their credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka. They are the Permanent Representatives of Kenya, Mr. Macharia Kamau; his Serbian counterpart, Mr. Zdravko Bisic; and that of Austria, Mr. Christian Hasenbichler.
Washington, 5 Oct 09
President Barack Obama said in a special World Habitat Day message on Monday that his administration was looking towards stronger partnerships with other organizations in addressing the challenges facing American people, including housing.
Mombasa,Kenya, 5 Oct 09
The observance of the World Habitat Day in Kenya was held amidst pomp and celebration at the Uwanja wa Maendeleo grounds, a rehabilitated playground in Ziwa la Ng’ombe, one of the low income tenements in the coastal town of Mombasa.