Havana, Cuba, 27 Jun 06
The report about the Report on the 6th Global Meeting of Sustainable Cities and Localising Agenda 21 Programme Partners
"Achieving sustainable urbanization - Innovations for local and global results" is now available.
Vancouver, 23 Jun 06
Drawing some 10,000 participants from over 100 countries, the Third Session of the World Urban Forum closed on Friday paving the way for a new drive forward on the international urban agenda in a world of rapidly growing cities.
Vancouver, 22 Jun 06
Mr. Enrique Peñalosa, the former Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, drew a standing ovation at the plenary of the Third Session of the World Urban Forum on Thursday when said cities would save a lot of money if the use of cars was restricted or even banned during peak hours.
Vancouver, 21 Jun 06
Delegates at the Third Session of the World Urban Forum listened in rapt silence on Wednesday as speakers from Kabul and Vancouver presented a picture of two cities at opposite sides of the world and opposite ends of the development.
Vancouver, 20 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT and the government of Norway Monday signed a cooperation agreement which will see the UN agency receive support amounting to nearly 17 million US dollars annually for the next two years.
Vancouver, 19 Jun 06
The third session of the World Urban opened on Monday with calls to improve the lives of the slum dwellers, and provide better financial and political support to local governments as our planet becomes irreversibly an urban world.
Vancouver, 10 Jun 06
The Canadian city of Vancouver is gearing up for the Third Session of the World Urban Forum, UN-HABITAT’s premier international meeting on the state of the world’s growing cities held every two years.
Nairobi, 4 Jun 06
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Monday lauded non-governmental and civil society organizations saying they were playing a critical role in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).