Warsaw, 18 Apr 08
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka last week gave a lecture at the Warsaw School of Economics, outlining the crucial role of urbanisation to staff and students of the prestigious Polish institution.
Nairobi, 8 Apr 08
Norway will provide UN-HABITAT with funding to the tune of USD 25.6 million to help implement a new medium-term strategic plan aimed at strengthening the agency, sharpening its focus on urban poverty reduction around the world, and improving its internal management.
Dakar, 7 Apr 08
Top officials from the government and civil society bodies gathered in the Senegalese capital, Dakar last week to launch a national participatory budgeting programme designed to give the public at large a greater say in government and municipal spending.