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UN-HABITAT will host an Expert Group Meeting on Forced Evictions in Nairobi from 20-23 September 2011.  
Nairobi, 4 Aug 11
UN-HABITAT publications on university syllabus  
Nairobi, 22 Jun 11
The University of Missouri-St. Louis has placed four key UN-HABITAT publications on its syllabus.
President Johnson Sirleaf supports urban land policy  
Monrovia, 6 Oct 10
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf opened the first National Urban Conference in Liberia to kick-start the process of developing an urban land policy.The Conference, which took place from 6 - 8 October 2010, was organized by the Liberian Land Commission, in partnership with UN-HABITAT.
UN-HABITAT backs innovative funding for eastern Europe  
Warsaw, 14 Sept 09
Facing financial turmoil, countries of central, eastern and southeast Europe have asked UN-HABITAT’s support for innovative funding solutions for affordable housing.
Advisory Group to assess alleged evictions in United States  
Nairobi, 30 Jul 09
The Advisory Group on Forced Evictions (AGFE) is currently undertaking a fact-finding mission to the city of New Orleans, in the United States.
African Union endorses new land policy  
Sirte, Libya, 22 Jul 09
Heads of State and Government of the African Union have adopted a new set of policy guidelines to ensure that landless people, women, youth, displaced people and other vulnerable groups have equitable access to land.
After decades of civil war, UN-HABITAT helps with a new start in Northern Uganda  
Lira, 6 Jul 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs Anna Tibaijuka last week attended a ceremony on in Northern Uganda, to celebrate the completion and presentation to the district of Lira of 64 new homes for teachers built by UN-HABITAT for 16 schools accommodating some 10,000 pupils.
A new UN-HABITAT office in eastern Congo  
Goma, 25 May 09
UN-HABITAT has opened an office in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma as part of a joint United Nations programme to assist people forced to flee during years of conflict in the Lake Kivu district. The office will work to help resolve land disputes.
Speaking out on urbanisation, food and cities  
New York, 12 May 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, hosted a special meeting for delegates attending the 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development this month at which she explained that the urbanization of our planet is unstoppable.
Malawi discusses new housing for the poor  
Lilongwe, 12 May 09
Some 65 experts gathered in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe recently to discuss ways of improving housing delivery for the poor as part of a new Malawi National Housing Policy.
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