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Gender training on local governance takes off in Israel  
Haifa, 3 Sept 09
A comprehensive two-week gender course for trainers of local governments is underway in Haifa, Israel.
Gender experts review reports on women’s empowerment  
Nairobi, 1 Jul 09
Experts from all over the world converged in Nairobi today for a three-day meeting to review reports on a global assessment of gender mainstreaming in local governance.
Boroma Municipality receives new office equipment from UN-HABITAT  
Nairobi, 26 Jun 08
In early 2008, UN-HABITAT provided additional material support to Boroma Municipality, as part of the broader Urban Development Programme for the Somali Region.
Rwanda Hosts the National Conference on Poverty and Good Governance  
Kigali, 22 Oct 07
A two-day national conference on poverty reduction and good governance through sustainable urban development and housing was last week held in Kigali with a call to establish the Rwandan Urban Forum,
Slum residents scoop UN-HABITAT award  
Nairobi, 4 Sept 06
It was a long journey from the shacks of Nairobi’s Korogocho slums to the marble floors of the five star Grand Regency Hotel’s ball room.
Boosting secure tenure and good urban governance in the Middle East  
Cairo, 16 Jan 06
Delegates at an Arab cities meeting held in Cairo last month agreed to promote UN-HABITAT’s campaigns for secure tenure and good urban governance and stressed the need for land strategies for the region
Mrs. Tibaijuka addresses International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development  
Nanning, 11 Nov 05
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on Friday addressed the International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development with a call for better welfare as a means to achieving sustainable urban development.
UN-HABITAT campaigns launched in Cuba and 6th global meeting of the Sustainable Cities Programme and Localising Agenda 21  
Havana, Cuba, 7 Jul 05
HABITAT has formally launched its two global campaigns on secure tenure and urban governance in Cuba in a new drive to consolidate the fight against urban poverty.
Working with the private sector on tsunami relief  
Nairobi, 4 Jul 05
Marking a new stage in its collaboration with the private sector, UN-HABITAT has signed an agreement with the Australian-based group, Bovis Lend Lease PTY Limited, to help rehabilitate areas of Sri Lanka devastated by last December’s tsunami killer wave.
Progress on good governance in Somaliland  
Hargeisa, 25 May 05
The Ministry of Interior has said that the level of conflict within city councils has decreased as they move towards improving services and infrastructure in their districts following a recent urban forum.
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