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  • Fukuoka's Governor at a commemorative ceremony with the Governor of Kiambu
    Fukuoka Governor visits Kenya, promises stronger ties

    Nairobi/Thika 3 July 2014—Leading a strong delegation on a visit to Kenya, the Governor of Fukuoka in Japan Hiroshi Ogawa pledged stronger cooperation between his prefecture and UN-Habitat as well as Kenya in general. At a high...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat hosts expert meeting on urban development fincancing

    Barcelona, 2 July 2014: Fifty international experts Met in Spain for a two-day meeting on “Urban Development Financing: the Challenges of Local Governments in Developing Countries”, organized by UN-Habitat with the support of the City of Barcelona ...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • Sri Lanka formulates National Habitat III report
    Sri Lanka formulates National Habitat III Report

    Colombo, 1 July 2014: Fifty high level delegates from Government Ministries and partner agencies came together at a workshop held in Colombo Tuesday last week to formulate the National Habitat III Report. The workshop was convened by the...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Dr Clos, Dr. Hadi Sucahyono, Director Settlements Development of the Ministry of Public Works (L) and Dr Johan Silas, Scroll of Honour winner of 2005 (R), visit the green and clean kampung programme in Surabaya, Indonesia
    Indonesia renews commitment to sustainable urbanization

    Jakarta, 25 June 2014: The Ministry of Public Works in Indonesia has signed an agreement with UN-Habitat renewing its commitment to the sustainable development of cities and urban areas. The agreement was signed during a recent official...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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    UN-Habitat to help strengthen land administration and management in Myanmar

    Yangon 19 June 2014: UN-Habitat and the government of Myanmar this week signed an agreement that will see the agency help in strengthening land administration and management system in that country. The Settlement and Land Records Department...

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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    2015 International Year of Evaluation

    Year 2015 was officially declared as the International Year of Evaluation at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities held in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 September-2 October 2013. UN-Habitat is supporting this initiative through the United...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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    Buenos Aires to host second Future of Places conference

    Nairobi, 12 June 2014: The second Future of Places conference, organised by UN-Habitat, the Project for Public Spaces and the Ax:son Johnson Foundation, will take place 1-3 September 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, it has been announced....

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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    UN-Habitat chairs cities forum at UN climate conference

    Bonn, 11 June 2014: UN-Habitat has chaired a dedicated cities forum at a conference held by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at highlighting sustainable urbanisation as a key factor in addressing global climate...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • DED at World Cities Summit
    City leaders share common challenges, solutions at World Cities Summit Mayors Forum

    Singapore, 10 June 2014: Over 130 Mayors and city leaders, together with urban partners, discussed strategies to develop smart cities at the World Cities Summit 2014. The Summit — a premier platform to address urban sustainability challenges...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat Executive Director, Dr Joan Clos, and ARCADIS Chief Executive, Neil McArthur, at a recent meeting in Amsterdam
    ARCADIS renews commitment to UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign

    Amsterdam, 6 June 2014: ARCADIS, a global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, has renewed its support for the World Urban Campaign through signing a two year agreement to continue to be a lead and sponsoring...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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