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UN-Habitat join hands with sister agencies to discuss cities  
Dublin, 21 Feb 13
UN-Habitat joined hands with sister agencies to discuss cities at the ongoing 8th session of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) currently underway in Dublin.
First beneficiaries of the Indian Housing Project receive their houses in Sri Lanka  
Northern Province, Sri Lanka, 20 Feb 13
Less than six months after the commencement of the Indian Housing Project in the North of Sri Lanka, several home owners have already completed reconstructing their houses.
UN-Habitat launches a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre  
Nairobi, 19 Feb 13
UN-Habitat launched the construction of a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre at St. Christine Community School Centre in Kibera Kenya. The project which is funded by DANIDA and UN-Habitat, is a joint initiative by the local community, Under the Same Sky project, and Umande Trust in partnership with VE International (Denmark).  It is the first of a series of Multifunctional Clean Energy Centres that UN-Habitat plans to construct in other Sub-Saharan African cities.
High Level Working Group debates prosperity in cities  
New York, 14 Feb 13
UN-Habitat and the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) last Friday organized an international working session in addressing one of themes of the 21st Century: Prosperity in Cities.
Organization of African Youth (OAY) presents Youth Unit with a certificate of appreciation  
Nairobi, 7 Feb 13
Leaders of the Kenyan chapter of the Organization of African Youth (OAY) paid a courtesy call on UN-Habitat to thank the agency for its support in hosting the African Youth conference on the Post 2015 Development Agenda that was held on 17th to 19th December 2012.
Commission on Social Development discusses youth issues  
New York, 7 Feb 13
On the sidelines of the Commission on Social Development meeting in New York this week, the U.S. Mission to the UN and the International Labour Organization (ILO) convened a special forum bringing together key stakeholders to explore the challenges in implementing successful strategies.
Africa, Caribbean Pacific ambassadors receive update on slum upgrading  
Brussels, 4 Feb 13
Progress and achievements of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme were shared with ambassadors from Africa, Caribbean and Pacific states participating in the Sub-Committee meeting on Political, Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs on 4 February 2013.
South Serbia Safety Councils Learn Lessons from Vojvodina  
Novi Sad and Bečej, 31 Jan 13
The Regional Safety Strategy Working Group from the municipalities of Jablanica and Pcinja districts last week visited the government of the Autonomous Province (AP) of Vojvodina in Novi Sad to learn best practices from the area.
Slum dwellers learn how to “e-participate” in Mtwapa, Kenya  
Mtwapa, Kenya, 29 Jan 13
Community members of the Mtwapa informal settlements met on the 23rdJanuary to launch a pioneering e-participation tool for participatory slum upgrading. French
UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications  
Nairobi, 29 Jan 13
UN-Habitat on Tuesday launched a call for applications for the Urban Youth Fund.
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