Copenhagen, 15 Dec 09
Cities are one of the battle fronts where the war against the effects of climate change must be fought and won, a discussion forum bringing together several UN agencies said Monday.
Fukuoka, 10 Dec 09
UN agencies this week said they were concerned at the lack of progress in addressing planning, housing, sanitation, waste management and environmental pollution in urban areas of countries in the Pacific. They raised the alarm after a series of fact-finding missions.
Helsinki, 5 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has signed a comprehensive memorandum with the International Union of Public Transport (UITP) to give new impetus to research and monitoring of global urban transport trends.
Bayamo-Cuba, 20 Jul 04
The Cuban city of Bayamo, facing a growing local public transport problem, has found an unusual solution: bringing back horse-drawn carriages of a French vintage first used in Bayamo at the beginning of the last century
Bayamo-Cuba, 16 Apr 03
Cuba’s second oldest city, Bayamo, has signed up to a new Urban Pact supported by UN-HABITAT and the government of Belgium designed to tackle a range of environmental problems that have been slowing its development.
Copenhagen, Denmark (June 22-25, 2010),
Velo-city is the world’s largest cycle-planning conference. Initially established as a European bicycle planning conference in 1980, the 2010 meeting held in Copenhagen, Denmark brought the international bicycle community together for the first time. Velo-city Global 2010 gathered all those involved in policy, promotion and provision for bicycles.