Nairobi, 23 Oct 07
Archivists and record keepers of major international organizations met at the United Nations African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday for talks on how to improve management of their vast repositories of information so that the world can derive the maximum benefit of their information resources and knowledge.
Kigali, 22 Oct 07
A two-day national conference on poverty reduction and good governance through sustainable urban development and housing was last week held in Kigali with a call to establish the Rwandan Urban Forum,
Nairobi, 19 Oct 07
Mr. Soon-hong Choi, the newly appointed Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, responsible for Information Technology will attend the fourth Web4Dev conference in Nairobi, to take place from 28-30 November, 2007.
Islamabad, 10 Oct 07
Two years after a devastating earthquake in Pakistan Administered Kashmir, UN-HABITAT and Pakistani officials marked the occasion this week by describing the reconstruction and recovery programme as one of the most successful of its kind anywhere in the world in recent years.
New York, 9 Oct 07
The University of Colorado Children, Youth and Environment Centre and UN-HABITAT week signed a World Habitat Day agreement to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations with the aim of better understanding the role of youth in cities globally.
This agreement comes as the world is recognizing the important role of youth, who make up to 70 percent of developing country populations, and are a key community to engage if the goal of this years HABITAT day of safe and just cities is to be reached.
The Hague, 8 Oct 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka was presented a “Millennium Municipality Declaration” on World Habitat Day last week by a group representing the youngest members of municipalities accross The Netherlands.