Yangon, 2 Feb 11
The United Nations said this week it was growing concerned that a shortfall in funding cyclone recovery in Myanmar would render some communities unnecessarily vulnerable ahead of the coming monsoon season.
Alicante, Spain, 2 Jun 10
Sonia Castedo Ramos, the Mayor of Alicante, Spain, this week hosted the fourth session of the World Urban Campaign’s steering committee. UN-Habitat designated Alicante as model of sustainable development, a recognition framed in the World Urban Campaign’s 100 Cities Initiative
Nairobi, 9 Sept 09
The new Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to UN-HABITAT, who is also the country’s Ambassador to Kenya, Mrs. Margit Hellwig-Bötte, presented her credentials to the Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on 4 September.
Mannheim, 11 Dec 07
The Kenyan Hip Hop superstar and UN-HABITAT Messenger of Truth Gidi Gidi last week teamed up with Rolf Stahlhofen of Germany, Samsaya representing Norway and India, and Lam of Sudan to give the German city of Mannheim a rousing concert organized by UN-HABITAT in cooperation with its private sector partner, the German chemical giant BASF, the Popakademie – Baden-Wuerttemberg, and the City of Mannheim.
Bonn, 12 May 07
It is only through collective effort that the Millennium Development Goals can be achieved for the sake of human wellbeing, livelihood, sustainable development and global peace and stability, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has said.
Bonn, 11 May 07
UN-HABITAT this month reaffirmed its position urban planning had become increasingly important in managing climate change because well planned cities provide a better foundation for sustainable development than unplanned cities.