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  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at PrepCom1 (c) UN Photo/Kim Houghton
    We committed to implement the Habitat Agenda – Ban Ki-moon

    New York, 17 September 2014: The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, told member state representatives that guided by the principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and considering that human beings are at...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Medellin, Colombia where urbanisation has seen the city expanding into the surrounding hills
    First session of Preparatory Committee of Habitat III opens in New York

    New York 16 September 2014—The first session of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) opened in New York on Wednesday with calls for urgent action towards achieving...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Dr Clos Opening statement - Copy
    Opening Statement of the Secretary-General of the Conference

    Habitat III PrepCom 1 – New York 17 September 2014 Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to open the first session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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    Request for Nominations for the UN-Habitat Advisory Group on Gender Issues (AGGI) Replacements until September 2016

    Background UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, seeks nominations of new members to serve on UN-Habitat’s Advisory Group on Gender Issues (AGGI). The AGGI was established in 2012 to advise the UN-Habitat Executive Director on all...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Schools San Project Launch- Jan 27 2010 052 - Copy (2)
    Kingdom of Thailand provides support for UN-Habitat’s water and sanitation programme

    Nairobi, 10 September 2014: The Kingdom of Thailand, through its embassy in Kenya has provided a contribution of USD 32,500 to support UN-Habitat’s Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Programme (LVWATSAN) which aims to assist small towns in...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • Architecture student presenting his design project ©JKUAT/J. Mugambi
    Architecture students receive technical input on designs from UN-Habitat

    Nairobi, 8 September 2014: Architecture students from Kenya received comments on their latest designs from a technical team at UN-Habitat. In the first of three parallel comprehensive design and construction studio courses in Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala,...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Consultative Leadership Workshop for Quang Nam PDS
    Consultative Leadership Workshop for Quang Nam PDS

    On 6 September 2011, the Consultative Leadership Workshop for the Quang Nam Provincial Development Strategy was held in Tam Ky City, Quang Nam province by the Provincial Propaganda Department, Planning & Investment Department of Quang Nam Province,...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • World Habitat Day in Vietnam
    World Habitat Day in Vietnam

    In Vietnam, the message contained in World Habitat Day in relation to the country’s specific context was distributed to the mass media such as newspaper, magazine and interview in television to raise the public awareness of 2011...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • Training of Trainers Workshop on Housing Policy Development
    Training of Trainers Workshop on Housing Policy Development

    From 10th to 12th October 2011, UN-HABITAT Viet Nam in collaboration with Academy of Managers for Construction and Cities (AMC) have successfully organized the Training of Trainer (ToT) Workshop on Housing Policy Development in Hanoi. The workshop...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • National Workshop on Project Urban Observatory System in Vietnam
    National Workshop on Project “Urban Observatory System in Vietnam”

    (Hanoi) On November 7, 2011, UN-HABITAT Vietnam and the Association of Cities in Viet Nam (ACVN) organized a national workshop of project “Urban Observatory System in Vietnam” at Ho Chi Minh museum to share and discuss project...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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