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End forced evictions in Haiti  
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 20 Jun 11
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, has made an urgent plea to put an immediate stop to all forced evictions of earthquake survivors in the Caribbean Nation.
A new set of guidelines for better cities  
Nairobi, 25 Mar 11
UN-HABITAT is issuing a handbook to guide the coordinated implementation of the two sets of international guidelines on decentralisation and access to basic services for all. While the international guidelines are available in English, French and Spanish, the handbook is currently available in English, French and Spanish.
UN-HABITAT and partners push for land reforms in Liberia  
Monrovia, 15 Mar 11
UN-HABITAT, the Liberia Land Commission and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) last week launched a new three year, USD 2.3 million dollar joint project
Haiti youth concert elicits reconstruction ideas  
Port-au-Prince, 13 Mar 11
A music competition, featuring 15 finalist bands of youth neighbourhoods was held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on 13 March 2011.
UN-HABITAT launches peace building programme in Afghanistan  
Kabul, 8 Feb 11
UN-HABITAT has launched the second phase of a peace building progamme in Afghanistan, thanks to funding of USD 28.5 million from the Government of Japan.
Making Burkina Faso safer  
Ouagadougou, 25 Oct 10
Representatives of the United Nations, the Swedish police, and some 40 national experts, government officials and academics joined Professor Georges Compaoré of the University of Ouagadougou
UN-HABITAT partners with University of Peace  
San Jose, 13 Oct 10
UN-HABITAT and the University of Peace (UPEACE) have signed an agreement offering a new course in urban governance for post-graduate students keen to contribute to a better urban future.
UN-HABITAT, WWF join hands in Congo conservation  
Nairobi, 8 Sept 10
UN-HABITAT and WWF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure a better protection of the Virunga National Park , a World Heritage site in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The two agencies made the announcement on Tuesday.
UN-HABITAT wades into Pakistan floods with help  
Islamabad, 26 Aug 10
With the floods havoc in Pakistan reaching catastrophic levels, UN-HABITAT has joined other UN bodies in giving aid to the victims.
Watch the Haiti debate unfold  
Nairobi, 3 Jun 10
UN-HABITAT is joining hands with the Institute for Urban Design in New York to carry live a debate on the Haiti crisis which promises to give new insights into how the country is recovering following the deadliest earthquake in living memory and the need for urban planning in disaster recovery. The debate will be streamed live on this website starting 1.00 pm, New York time.
 
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