Kisumu, Kenya , 24 Nov 11
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and UN-HABITAT on Tuesday launched a USD 332,287 program that will provide sanitation and access to clean water to over 20 selected schools in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Nairobi, 18 Nov 11
Dr. Ferdinand Montcho, the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Benin to UN-Habitat, presented his credentials to Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat on 09 November 2011.
New York, 15 Nov 11
UN-HABITAT has teamed up with the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and the United Nations Academic Impact agency to stage a glittering urban design exhibition in the visitor’s lobby of the world body’s global headquarters.
Nairobi, 14 Nov 11
About 200 youth from Kenya and Norway began a caravan that is going from Nairobi, Kenya and ending two weeks later at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's conference (COP-17) in Durban, South Africa.
Kisumu, 11 Nov 11
UN-HABITAT announced Friday it will be expanding its successful Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative to fifteen more cities in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi, with support of US$4.2 million from the African Development Bank.
Nairobi, 8 Nov 11
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos on Tuesday told students at the University of Nairobi that he considered universities as strategic partners in the quest for sustainable urban development.
Colombo, 4 Nov 11
To enhance resilience to climate change in coastal Sri Lankan cities, the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) together with its national partners – the University of Moratuwa, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Batticaloa Municipal Council (BMC) and Negombo Municipal Council (NMC), have initiated a new project titled “Climate Resilient Action Plans for Coastal Urban Areas, Sri Lanka (CCSL)”.