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UN-Habitat, UNEP and the International Resource Panel root for greener cities  
Nairobi, 17 Apr 13
Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, reductions in poverty, cuts in greenhouse gases, and improved well-being, according to a new report released by the United Nations today.
UN-Habitat and Korean Institute in a partnership  
Nairobi, 17 Apr 13
UN-Habitat and The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) on Tuesday signed a Partnership Agreement which aims at supporting cities in developing sustainable urban transport systems with a focus on public transport.
UN-Habitat Launches the bicycle sharing concept in Africa  
Nairobi, 16 Apr 13
UN-Habitat- Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos and the President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday jointly  launched one of the first Bicycle sharing concepts in Africa at the United Nations Headquarters in Gigiri. This took place after the official UN-Habitat Governing Council Opening session.
Medellin to host the next World Urban Forum  
Nairobi, 16 Apr 13
UN-Habitat on Tuesday unveiled the City of Medellin as the venue of the Seventh session of the World Urban Forum due next year, 2014.
Side event on local authorities and urban law  
Nairobi, 16 Apr 13
On the side-lines of the on-going 24th Session of UN-Habitat Governing Council, a side event was held to discuss local authorities and urban law.
Governing Council gets new President  
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Apr 13
Ms. Amal Pepple, the Minister of Housing, Land and Urban Development for the Federal Republic of Nigeria was today elected the new President of UN-Habitat’s 24th Session of the Governing Council.
UN-Habitat Governing Council kicks off  
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Apr 13
The 24th Session of UN-Habitat’s Governing kicked off in Nairobi with calls to better the lives of the world’s poor.
UN-Habitat to promote National Urban Policies in Africa  
Nairobi, Kenya, 15 Apr 13
As a side event to its 24th Governing Council, UN-Habitat organised a workshop on April 13th 2013 at the United Nations’ Offices in Nairobi (Kenya), discussing the use of a new generation of National Urban Policies (NUP) towards socio-economic growth and Sustainable Development.
President Kenyatta's speech during the opening session of the GC  
Nairobi, 15 Apr 13
I feel deeply honoured to join you today during this 24th Session of the UN-Habitat Governing Council. On behalf of my Government and the people of Kenya, I warmly welcome you all to our country. This event marks my first multilateral engagement since I took over the leadership of our country a week ago. I am proud to note that this Governing Council closely follows the milestone UNEP Governing Council that took place at this venue last February.
High Level Discussion on Post-2015 on the Eve of UN-Habitat Governing Council  
Nairobi, 14 Apr 13
A round table as a lead-up to the 24th Session of the UN-Habitat's Governing Council was held on Sunday, Introduced by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, the Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Post-2015, and  Dr. Joan Clos, the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, the event focused on the role of urbanization in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
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