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    Harness IT to improve urban governance – Kacyira

    Barcelona, 9 July 2014: UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Aisa Kacyira, has said that we can improve governance in our cities and urban areas by harnessing the power of information technology. Speaking at...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    UN-Water Best Practices Award ‘Water for Life’- Nominations open

    The ‘Water for Life’ Best Practices Award aims to acknowledge and promote efforts to fulfill international commitments made on water and related issues by 2015. This is being done by recognizing outstanding best practices that can ensure...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    Green Buildings – Training Workshops in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

    UN-Habitat in collaboration with partners organizes training workshops in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda on Green Building Training Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya UN-Habitat in collaboration with Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA), The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM),...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    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

    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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    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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