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Saving Lake Victoria  
Homa Bay, Kenya, 29 Nov 04
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka last week led water ministers from the East African Community in high level Town Hall Meetings with stakeholders of the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative.
Zambian city of Ndola hosts UH-HABITAT’s water training programme  
Ndola, Zambia, 31 Aug 04
The second phase of UN-HABITAT’s Values-based Water and Sanitation Education programme is now underway in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia following a Water for African Cities training workshop in the Zambian Copper Belt city of Ndola.
East African Ministers and UN-HABITAT Launch Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative  
Stockholm, 16 Aug 04
Rapid urbanization and poorly maintained water and sanitation systems in towns bordering Lake Victoria are severely impacting the quality of water in Africa’s biggest lake, Anna Tibaijuka, the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, said today.
Tibaijuka: Urban poverty to increase unless...  
Dar es Salaam, (Guardian), 11 Aug 04
UN-HABITAT has challenged African countries, cities and communities to translate the goals to have access to safe water and basic sanitation into concrete actions in order to better the lives of the people.
UN Secretary-General & Mrs. Annan welcomed by school children  
Narobi, 7 Jul 04
On their official visit to the United Nations Office at Nairobi today, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan, and his wife Nane were entertained by a programme of songs, poems and drama performed by children from the Sai Amboseli School, in the informal settlements of Kawangware in Nairobi.
African Ministers and Senior Water Educators visit Thailand  
Bangkok, 4 Jun 04
A study visit by two education ministers and senior education administrators from Africa to Thailand has further strengthened UN-HABITAT’s cooperation with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Thailand.
Values-Based Water Education gains Momentum in West and Central Africa  
Dakar, 25 May 04
A Training of Trainers workshop in Values-based Water Education was held in Dakar, Senegal from 12-14 May 2004 to show education experts from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Senegal the most appropriate approaches to introducing water, sanitation and hygiene into the existing school curriculum.
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