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Cities at the climate change frontline  
Seoul, 19 May 09
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director and former US President Bill Clinton on Tuesday joined delegates from cities around the world to press home the message that action on climate change has to be implemented in cities.
A glittering ceremony for Dubai award winners  
Dubai, 13 May 09
Twelve lucky winners from around the world were this week each handed a USD 30,000 cash prize, a gilted wind tower and a certificate for their work in promoting a better urban future in a glittering ceremony marking the seventh Dubai International Award for Best Practices.
Latin America discusses Safer Cities  
Nairobi, 3 Apr 09
Participants from Latin America and Caribbean countries at the twenty-second session of the UN-HABITAT Governing Council held a meeting where security in urban centres was discussed.
India’s urbanization chief calls for harmonious city development  
New Delhi, 23 Mar 09
A world that urbanizes cannot claim to be harmonious if some groups concentrate resources and opportunities while others remain impoverished and marginalized, India’s Secretary for Urban Development, Mr. M. Ramachandran has said.
Mayors of African capital cities conclude watershed meeting in Nairobi  
Nairobi, Kenya, 2 Mar 09
Mayors from 31 African countries concluded a two-day meeting in Nairobi, Vowing to enhance efforts in Climate Change.
Barcelona hosts cities policy forum  
Barcelona, Spain, 27 Jan 09
The City of Barcelona and the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments hosted the Cities Alliance Annual Public Policy Forum, on 20 and 21 January, which this year focused on ways to improve the effectiveness of development aid. Local and regional government representatives, donor agency representatives and development institutions agreed...
Mayors, local authorities say urban dimension crucial to climate change talks  
Poznan, Poland, 10 Dec 08
Mayors and local authorities representing cities around the world this week urged delegates attending a milestone session of climate change talks to ensure that cities are kept high on the agenda given that they are home to half the world's population...
Malawi organises its first Urban Forum  
Lilongwe, Malawi, 9 Dec 08
The first Malawi Urban Forum, held in Lilongwe from 8-9 December, brought close to 200 stakeholders to seek solutions to what is considered to be the most significant demographic and poverty dynamic in Malawi today...
Highlighting the urban dimension at the global climate change talks  
Nairobi, Kenya, 27 Nov 08
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, will join the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon and other senior officials in Poznan, Poland...
African mayors in cooperation pact with Chinese district  
Nanjing, China, 19 Nov 08
African Mayors from the Lake Victoria region signed an agreement with the Yangpu District of the Municipal Government of Shanghai...
 
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