All posts tagged "Fukuoka"
UN-Habitat and Sri Lanka strengthen cooperation
Colombo, 5 September 2016 —UN-Habitat last week strengthened its partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Housing and Construction. Mrs. W.K.K Athukorala, Secretary Ministry of Housing...
- Posted September 5, 2016
UN-Habitat and partners host ‘Mini-Ba’ in Vietnam
Hanoi, 27 October 2015– As part of celebrations to mark the Urban October Month, UN-Habitat together with the Academy of Managers for Construction and Cities and Portland State University organised an Urban Leadership and Innovation ‘Mini-Ba’ in...
- Posted October 27, 2015
European Union and UN-Habitat sign an agreement on Afghanistsan’s Municipal Governance Support Programme
Kabul 1 October 2015 – The European Union and UN-Habitat have signed the USD 14 million Municipal Governance Support Programme (MGSP) agreement to support nine Afghan cities with spatial planning, municipal governance and land management. The Programme aims...
- Posted October 1, 2015
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani launches State of Afghan Cities 2015
Kabul 22 September 2015—President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday launched the ‘State of Afghan Cities 2015’ report which presents the first-ever comprehensive and reliable assessment of Afghanistan’s 34 Provincial Capital Cities....
- Posted September 22, 2015
Japan and UN-Habitat to provide shelter support in Nepal before and during monsoon
Kathmandu, 13 May 2015 – In the wake of the earthquake that took place on 25 April in Nepal, the Government of Japan has decided to support UN-Habitat’s humanitarian response for shelter provisions prior and during the...
- Posted May 13, 2015
Harness power of cities to address international development concerns – Clos
Seoul, 11 April 2015 – UN Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos, has emphasised that we will need cities to address some of the most pressing issues in international development in the post-2015 agenda, such...
- Posted April 11, 2015
Government of Japan gives USD 51 million for UN-Habitat executed projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa
Nairobi, 27 March 2015—With the contribution of USD50.93 million from the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat will implement projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa. The projects set to benefit from the generous contribution are in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan,...
- Posted March 27, 2015
Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Fukuoka, 18 December 2014 – As we approach the ten-year anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean Tsunami, UN-Habitat draws attention to the results achieved in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Maldives, and the lessons learned. UN-Habitat now...
- Posted December 18, 2014
MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE ON THE DEATH OF MS DAPHNA BEERDSEN
UN-Habitat regrets to confirm the death of one of our colleagues, Ms Daphna Beerdsen,on the night of Sunday 27 April 2014 at her residence in Phnom Penh. Her partner, Mr Joris Oele, is currently an international consultant...
- Posted April 30, 2014
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)
The dynamic and populous Asia-Pacific region is home to 4.5 billion people and represents 61 percent of the world’s population. Comprising 58 countries that stretch from Iran in the West to the Pacific Islands in the East,...
- Posted February 28, 2014