Madrid, 29 Jun 07
On a working tour of Spain, UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka this week held talks with the country’s Vice-President, Mrs. Maria Teresa Fernández de la Vega, and the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, Mr. Joan Clos.
Havana, 28 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has said the agency would continue to support the Cuban government’s drive to provide decent housing for the country’s poorest people.
Kabul, 22 Jun 07
UN-HABITAT has presented a special award to the Government of Afghanistan for outstanding achievements in furthering the cause of human settlements in its post-conflict reconstruction programme.
Nairobi, 19 Jun 07
Acting on recommendations from a committee in which UN-HABITAT played a major role, Kenya’s Finance Minister last week made major pledges aimed at increasing access to housing for low income earners.
Nairobi, 15 Jun 07
Three new Permanent Representatives this week presented their credentials to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.
They are Mr. Muhammad K. Ndanusa of Nigeria, Mr. Apichit Asatthawasi of Thailand, and their counterpart from Sudan, Mr. Makok Guandong. Mrs. Tibaijuka expressed her appreciation to the three countries for their support to UN-HABITAT.
Addis Ababa, 12 Jun 07
At the close of their first ever meeting, ministers of sports of the African Union (AU) reiterated their commitment to use sports for the improvement of the wellbeing of their citizens, especially young people.