Bangkok, 16 Feb 10
USAID’s ECO-Asia project, a regional environmental programme based in Thailand, is offering grants of up to USD 10,000 to any private organization, NGO or academic institutions working in countries eligible for USAID that can demonstrate how they can improve water services in the region.
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.
Beijing, 3 Sept 07
UN-HABITAT has announced that it will open a new office in Beijing, China as it expands the agency's Water for Asian Cities Programme.
The office, to be based at the National Training Centre for Mayors, is planned under an agreement signed last week with the National Mayor’s Training Centre of Ministry of Construction.