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Tibaijuka appointed Minister of Housing, Tanzania  
Nairobi, 24 Nov 10
Former executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs Anna Tibaijuka, has been appointed the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements for the Republic of Tanzania.

Mrs Tibaijuka retired from the UN in August this year after heading up the Human Settlements Programme, and previously the Commission for Human Settlements, for ten years.

In October, she was elected unopposed to parliament in her home country of Tanzania

UN-HABITAT awards 51 global youth empowerment projects  
Nairobi, 11 Aug 10
UN-HABITAT has awarded grants from its Urban Youth Fund to 51 projects proposed by young people from around the world.
Adios amigos, Tibaijuka tells the world's youth  
Johannesburg, 11 Jul 10
In her last official mission to South Africa as UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka had a meeting with a constituency close to her heart- the young people. The historic visit also saw Mrs. Tibaijuka meet the former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela at his home.
Bridging the urban gender divide  
New York, 2 Jul 10
A Special Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast Meeting on the theme Bridging the urban gender divide: An imperative for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, was held in New York as part of the ongoing high level segment of the Economic and Social Council.
A new stage for sustainable urban development in Asia and the Pacific  
Solo, Indonesia, 24 Jun 10
The third session of Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development wound up on Thursday with fresh commitments to improve housing and sustainable urban delivery in the region.
Executive Director bids government envoys farewell  
Nairobi,Kenya, 16 Jun 10
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka this week received a standing ovation at the United Nations great hall in Nairobi when she formally took leave of the Committee of Permanent Representatives which acts on behalf of the governments overseeing UN-HABITAT.
Executive Director visits Kuwait  
Kuwait City, 11 Jun 10
UN HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, this week praised the modern planning and neighbourhood support programmes in Kuwait City.
World Urban Forum to be held in Bahrain  
Bahrain, 10 Jun 10
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Khalifah ibn Sulman al-Khalifah on Wednesday received UN-HABITAT's Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, paving the way for Bahrain to host the sixth session of the World Urban Forum in 2012.
Executive Director visits Saudi Arabia  
Riyadh, 7 Jun 10
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, visited Saudi Arabia at the weekend for talks with high-level officials at the start of a tour of Gulf countries.
UN-HABITAT assures Somalia of continued support  
Nairobi,Kenya, 2 Jun 10
The Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, has assured the Government and people of Somalia of the organization’s continued support in its quest for stability and sustainable urbanization. Mrs. Tibaijuka gave the assurance today while receiving the credentials of the country’s new Permanent Representative to UN-HABITAT, Mr. Mohamed Ali Nur.
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