Yangon, 24 June 2015 - UN-Habitat recently hosted a two-week mission of international experts to deliver urban planning training and undertake socioeconomic analysis of major Myanmar cities. The mission included staff from UN-Habitat headquarters and seven visiting experts from ARCADIS, a design and consulting firm, with which the agency has a shelter partnership programme.
Accra 8 June 2015—UN-Habitat and its partners recently held a forum to discuss the National Planned City Extension of the Grater Accra Region. The meeting held at the Central University College in Prampram brought together key political figures including Mr. E.T. Mensah, Special Advisor to the President of Ghana, Mr. S.A. Rhack Nartey, District Chief Executive of Ningo-Prampram District Assembly and Nat Nunoo Amaterfio, former Mayor of Accra, among others.