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Japanese assistance for displaced people and returning refugees in Somalia gets underway  
Hargeisa, 26 May 05
A Japanese funded programme to help resettle displaced people and refugees returning home in northern Somalia this week made major advances as the authorities agreed to set aside land for thousands of destitute people.
Progress on good governance in Somaliland  
Hargeisa, 25 May 05
The Ministry of Interior has said that the level of conflict within city councils has decreased as they move towards improving services and infrastructure in their districts following a recent urban forum.
UN-HABITAT Hosts Somali Urban Forum  
Nairobi, 20 May 05
UN-HABITAT organized the first Somaliland urban forum from the late last month
UN-HABITAT trains the first group of the newly elected Mayors in the occupied Palestinian territories  
Nairobi, 19 May 05
UN-HABITAT, through its Special Human Settlements Programme for the Palestinian People, is organizing, in cooperation with the Association of Palestinian Local Authorities (APLA) and the Ismailia Association of Environment and Development Training Center, a Training of Trainers and a Pilot Workshop on Leadership and Management Skills for newly elected Palestinian Mayors in Ismailia, Egypt, during the period 14 –26 May 2005. H.E. Mr. Khaled Qawasmei, Minister of Local Government, Palestinian National Authority, and H.E. Mr. Fouad Saad Eldin, Governor of Ismailia, will honour the opening ceremony of the Workshop on 20 May 2005 . The participants include 13 Trainers and 21 newly elected Mayors from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
The future of cities  
Berlin, 16 May 05
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, joined the President of Germany, Mr. Horst Köhler, the Berlin Mayor Mr. Klaus Wowereit, Mr. Gérald Tremblay, the Mayor of Montreal, UNEP Executive Director Mr. Klaus Topfer, and Mr. Joan Clos, President of Metropolis and Mayor of Barcelona, to discuss the future of cities at the 8th World Congress of Metropolis in Berlin last week.
Long-term tsunami reconstruction  
Medan, Indonesia, 5 May 05
"Once the humanitarian crisis is over, the cameras tend to leave just as the real hard work starts. I have therefore come to Banda Aceh and Nias at this critical time to see for myself how UN-HABITAT can help with the transition from relief to reconstruction,"Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, said during a visit to the region this week. "I am particularly pleased to be here at the same time as the launch of the Indonesian Government’s Blue Print for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation in order to see how we can support the national government in implementing their plans."
Joining forces for decent sanitation  
Nairobi, 5 May 05
With the potential for food crops being contaminated by human waste, the seminar was told how bamboo, a fast growing non-food crop with many uses thrived on human waste fertilizer.
 
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