All posts by Manuel Manrique

  • UN-Habitat and Ecuador hold a workshop on earthquake

    Quito 16 June 2016– Since the earthquake that struck northern Ecuador on 16 April 2016, UN-Habitat has been supporting and advising the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing. This collaboration peaked last week, when the two partners...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Ecuador approves land management bill

    Quito, 23 May 2016 – Equador’s National Assembly of Ecuador has approved a bill on land use and land management. The bill is the result of a long process that started in 2011 under the leadership of...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat provides boost to Ecuador’s earthquake recovery

    Quito, 5 May 2016 – In response to the earthquake that affected Ecuador earlier in April, UN-Habitat is gearing-up its assistance to the Latin American country. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake led to the loss of close to...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Ecuador and UN-Habitat in talks about post earthquake joint work

    Quito 26 April 2016– Representatives of the government of Ecuador and UN-Habitat had an asessment visit to Manabi and Esmeraldas áreas in Ecuador, to verify the damage in infrastructure and housing by the recent earthquake and also explore...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • Ecuador hosts preparatory meeting for Habitat III

    Quito, 24 February 2016 — Representatives of the government of Ecuador, members of diplomatic corps accredited in this country, academia and civil society organizations gathered in the Chapel of Man, Quito, for a meeting to update themselves...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Improving the quality of life of people through sustainability

    Rio de Janeiro, 11 February 2016 – The phrase belongs to Elkin Velasquez, UN-Habitat´s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, during the signing of the agreement between the UN agency and the government of Risaralda (Colombia). Pact for...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat representative vows support for Mexican women

    Mexico City, December 4, 2015 — “We will strengthen the strategies of care for women and children victims of violence.” The phrase was said by the representative of UN-Habitat in this country, Erik Vittrup, during the signing...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Agreement aims to improve land management

    Mexico City 12 November 2015 – The government of Michoacán and UN-Habitat signed an agreement that seeks to develop and implement instruments for territorial planning and urban management in six cities of the state. The signature took place...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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