Warsaw, 28 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s work in the transition economies of Central, Eastern and Southern European States, took a boost at the First meeting of the Advisory Council of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office, the agency’s newest regional centre.
Kigali, 26 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT announced on Monday that it will extend its Water for African Cities Programme to help provide water and sanitation services for people living in the country’s slums and other poor neighbourhoods.
Nairobi, 20 Feb 07
In what has become an annual event, a group of youths will next week embark on the second climb of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro to highlight the problem of growing crime in the East African cities.
Nairobi, 15 Feb 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has thanked the Government of India for successfully hosting the First Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APAMCHUD) from 13-16 December 2006 and for the continued support for UN-HABITAT.
Bahrain, 11 Feb 07
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka visited the Kingdom of Bahrain on 6-8 February 2007, at the invitation of H.E. Shaikh Khalid Bin Abdalla Al-Khalifa, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Court.
New York, 9 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has urged governments to urgently implement strategies that will protect the world’s ageing population which currently stands at 600 million people.