Nairobi, 20 Sept 06
African governments can only achieve the water and sanitation target of the Millennium Development Goals if they incorporated all stakeholders including municipalities and the donor community in the drafting and implementation of new National water policies.
Geneva, 4 Sept 06
The Saudi Committee for the Relief of the Palestinian People has said it will finance the construction of 100 housing units in the West Bank city of Hebron at cost of US$ 6.3 million.
Juba, Southern Sudan, 15 Aug 06
UN-HABITAT has opened a new office in Juba, Southern Sudan, to help resettle over 2 million displaced people and refugees returning home to rebuild their lives after more than two decades of civil war, the agency announced on Tuesday.
India, 11 Aug 06
UN-HABITAT has launched a water education programme at schools in the Indian cities of Indore and Gwalior as part of a new drive to promote water conservation and hygiene under the agency’s Water for Asian Cities Programme.
Nairobi, 20 Jul 06
UN-HABITAT is teaming up with humanitarian partners in the NGO world and the United Nations in a new drive to improve the effectiveness and accountability of disaster response, and provide better shelter delivery for the victims of conflict or natural disasters.
New York, USA, 4 Jul 06
Following nomination by Mr. Kofi Annan, the UN Secretary General, Mrs Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka has been re-elected Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN-HABITAT for another term of four years.