New York, 14 Feb 13
UN-Habitat and the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) last Friday organized an international working session in addressing one of themes of the 21st Century: Prosperity in Cities.
Naples, Italy, 6 Sept 12
As the World Urban Forum came to a close, countries participating in the Slums Divided by Two exhibition (Slums ÷ 2) donated 280 Jerricans to the Italian Red Cross Red Crescent. French
Naples, Italy, 5 Sept 12
Delegates at the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum get down to serious business Monday and Tuesday as they dicussed various aspects of urbanization in many parts of the world.
Naples, Italy, 3 Sept 12
At exactly 10.36 a.m. local time, Italy’s Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Staffani di Mistura symbolically banged a hammer on the table to officially open the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum currently underway in Naples, Italy.
Naples, 2 Sept 12
A football match, youth and gender assemblies as well as the launch of a new report marked the beginning of the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum which kicked off in this scenic Italian city at the weekend.
New York, 31 Aug 12
United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed UN-Habitat's Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, Secretary-General for the Habitat III summit conference at which world leaders will gather to discuss the global urban agenda.
Beirut, 12 Jun 12
The winners of three prize-winning urban projects which came out on top at the Lebanon Municipal Urban Forum 2012, will be sent to the sixth session of the World Urban Forum in Naples in September to share their best practices.
Nairobi, 19 Jan 12
UN-Habitat and the Government of Sweden signed a new collaboration agreement on Wednesday whereby Stockholm will provide USD 14 million over the next four years to support the agency’s work programme.
Nairobi, 17 May 11
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos has congratulated the Sapienza Universita' di Roma for introducing a high-level course on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals. The course is the product of a partnership between UN-HABITAT and one of Europe's oldest and largest universities. For details, see: http://w3.uniroma1.it/sapienzamillenniumcourse/