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UN-HABITAT and European Union promote sustainable cities  
New York, USA, 19 Apr 05
UN-HABITAT and the European Union joined forces at a meeting in New York this week to present their experiences in making cities around the world more sustainable.
UN-HABITAT and EC sign grant agreement for Somalia  
Nairobi, 5 Jan 05
UN-HABITAT and the European Commission signed a 5 million Euro grant agreement, on 22 December 2004, for the implementation of the Somalia Urban Development Programme.
Improved city council ethics necessary for Safer Cities says UN-HABITAT  
Nairobi, (PANA), 8 Nov 04
UN-HABITAT wants a governance ethics code introduced in City Councils to address corruption among city authorities.
UN-HABITAT's global campaigns launched in Burkina Faso  
Ouagadougou, 18 Oct 04
Several thousand residents of an informal community on the outskirts of Ouagadougou on 12 October gathered to witness the signature of a plan of action to launch UN-HABITAT’s global campaigns on urban governance and secure tenure in Burkina Faso. The plan provides for spending amounting to US$600 million over the next seven years.
Global campaigns for secure tenure and urban governance launched in Morocco  
Casablanca, Morocco, 8 Oct 04
UN-HABITAT’s Global Campaign for Secure Tenure and the Global Campaign on Urban Governance were launched in Morocco this week to mark World Habitat Day...(En francais)
2004 Best Practice award winners announced  
Dubai-UAE, 15 Jul 04
An independent jury of international experts this week selected 10 winners from a list of 680 submissions for the 2004 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.
Urban governance and secure tenure campaigns launch in Senegal  
Dakar, 28 May 04
UN-HABITAT’s Global Campaigns on Secure Tenure and Urban Governance were launched in Senegal this month after extensive preparations over the past two years.
African mayors meet in Lagos  
Lagos, 12 May 04
The first New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Cities Forum organized by UN-HABITAT opened in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday with a clarion call on African cities representated by some 300 delegates to promote sustainable economic growth and regional integration.
The 4th Forum of Local Authorities of Porto Alegre  
Barcelona, 7 May 04
The 4th Forum of Local Authorities of Porto Alegre was launched in Barcelona on Friday with over a thousand mayors attending from around the world.
United Cities and Local Governments organization launched in Paris  
Paris, 2 May 04
The President of France, Jacques Chirac, the President of Portugal, Jorge Sampaio, the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë, and over 2000 delegates including mayors and councilors from around the world witnessed the launch of the Founding Congress of the United Cities and Local Governments today.
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