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US Representatives visit UN-Habitat’s work in DRC  
Goma, 14 Jan 14
The U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, James C. Swan, Embassy representatives, and a USAID representative have visited the territory of Rutshuru in North Kivu, which was recently freed from M23 rebel movement occupation. 
Nigeria’s Zamfara State contributes USD 2 Million for joint projects with UN-Habitat  
Nairobi, 14 Jan 14
Nigeria’s Zamfara State on Tuesday signed an agreement under which it will make a contribution of USD 2 million to UN-Habitat over three years (2014-2016) for socio-economic and urban planning projects in selected towns and cities of the state.
Strengthening Sino-African city ties  
Beijing, 12 Sept 12
China has established a USD 1.6 million (RMB 10 million) fund to help train officials and professionals in African local authorities, provide new scholarships for African students in China and build better industrial and commercial partnerships.
A prestigious award for UN-HABITAT staff photographer  
Durban, South Africa, 7 Dec 11
UN-HABITAT’s staff photographer, Mr. Julius Mwelu, this week was announced the winner of the Connect4Climate (C4C) photographic award at the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
African Development Bank explores green options  
Lisbon, 24 Jun 11
More than 77 countries and representatives of international organizations including UN-HABITAT attended the annual meeting of the African Development Bank early June in a new quest for sustainable growth on the continent.
Sharing Liberian common "cents"  
Monrovia, Liberia, 4 Mar 11
How governments choose to spend their taxpayers money is a sensitive issue in most countries, and Liberia is no different.
New Network tackles Transport Research Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa  
Nairobi, 4 Nov 10
Members of the new Transport and Environment Science Technology (TEST) Network met late last month at the UN-HABITAT headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss transport and environment research challenges in sub-Saharan African countries.
Assisting Kenyans most in need  
Nairobi, 29 Oct 10
A new UN-HABITAT health, rehabilitation and community learning centre for disabled slum children is set to open on schedule thanks to funding and support from the social fund of the German chemical giant, BASF.
UN-HABITAT explores cooperation further with Chad and Cape Verde  
Nairobi, 27 Jul 10
UN-HABITAT is exploring new opportunities for further cooperation with Chad and Cape Verde following a visit to the agency by senior officials from both countries.
Executive Director visits Kuwait  
Kuwait City, 11 Jun 10
UN HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, this week praised the modern planning and neighbourhood support programmes in Kuwait City.
 
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