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Second World Forum closing plenary  
Barcelona, 17 Sept 04
The Second World Urban Forum in Barcelona closed on Friday with a clarion call from urban leaders on governments to give local authorities more support saying the challenge of urbanisation is greatest facing humanity in the new millennium.
UN-HABITAT and UCLG Sign Historic Agreement  
Barcelona, 17 Sept 04
In a fitting conclusion to the Second World Urban Forum in Barcelona, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) leaders and UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Anna Tibaijuka, today signed a historic agreement that will elevate the working relationship between the United Nations system and local governments around the world to a new level. The agreement is aimed essentially at localizing the Millennium Development Goals to which world leaders committed themselves in the year 2000.
European Union and UN-HABITAT in New Joint Initiative  
Barcelona, 16 Sept 04
The European Union (EU) and UN-HABITAT this week launched a new joint initiative on making cities around the world more sustainable as part of a new stage of closer cooperation between the two organizations.
Sustainable Urbanisation  
Barcelona, 15 Sept 04
Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor of Lagos, West Africa’s biggest city, opened Wednesday’s dialogue on sustainable urbanization at the World Urban Forum with a call on national governments to commit more resources to cities so that they can cope with the challenges of globalisation.
Youth Take Their Rightful Place at World Urban Forum  
Barcelona, 15 Sept 04
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Anna Tibaijuka, launched a new Global Partnership Initiative for Urban Youth in Africa yesterday . Youth from Africa, mayors from many cities around the world and representatives of civil society organizations gathered at the launch to highlight the various initiatives that young adults in Africa are involved in, and which require support.
Partnerships for Water  
Barcelona, 15 Sept 04
Wednesday’s Thematic Dialogue on Urban Services, was chaired by the H.E. Dr. John W. Ashe, chair of 13th session on the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) and dealt with the myriad challenges facing water and sanitation access among the world’s poor. In the words of Dr. Ashe, the Dialogue and subsequent events would all make important contributions to the policy session of CSD next year.
Sachs Calls for Innovative Solutions to Stemming the Growth of Slums  
Barcelona, 14 Sept 04
The Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the Millennium Development Goals today called for practical, innovative solutions to stemming the growth of slums. Professor Jeffrey Sachs told participants at the Second World Urban Forum that slum-upgrading projects must work at scale and not simply at the pilot project level if they are to be effective in meeting Millennium Development Goal 7, Target 11, which aims to improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by the year 2020.
UN-HABITAT Report Celebrates Multicultural Cities  
Barcelona, 14 Sept 04
A UN-HABITAT report launched today lauds multiculturalism as an urban phenomenon that should be celebrated, not feared. The State of the World's Cities Report 2004/2005 maintains that multiculturalism enhances the fabric of societies and brings colour and vibrancy to every city it touches.
World leaders, mayors warn of urbanization crisis  
Barcelona, 13 Sept 04
The Second World Urban Forum opened in Barcelona on Monday with warnings from world leaders and mayors that rapid urbanization was one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the new Millennium.
Tibaijuka Inaugurates International Habitat Festival  
Weihai, 10 Sept 04
Pomp and pageantry reigned as UN-HABITAT Executive Director Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka inaugurated the first ever International Habitat Festival in the Chinese city of Weihai between September 1-5.
 
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