New York, 7 Jun 07
UN HABITAT told a United Nations meeting discussing the role of youth in the global economy that young people in cities, especially those living in slums, have considerable potential to advance the economies of countries in the developing world.
Nadi, Fiji, 6 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT this week reached out to some of the remotest corners of the Pacific by bringing Small Island States of the Pacific Region some of the latest techniques and tools available to help raise the standards of local government service delivery.
Helsinki, 5 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has signed a comprehensive memorandum with the International Union of Public Transport (UITP) to give new impetus to research and monitoring of global urban transport trends.
Nairobi, 5 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT announced on Tuesday that the European Union and The Netherlands will provide funding for post-conflict reconstruction in areas damaged during Israeli bombing raids in Lebanon last year.