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UN-HABITAT awards 51 global youth empowerment projects  
Nairobi, 11 Aug 10
UN-HABITAT has awarded grants from its Urban Youth Fund to 51 projects proposed by young people from around the world.
UN-HABITAT supports grassroots projects  
Nairobi, 19 Jul 10
As part of what is called Grassroots Mechanism, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) partnering with Huairou Commission, International Land Coalition and Slum/Shack Dwellers International is providing support to four grassroots-led projects in India, Peru, Tanzania and the Philippines.
Vuvuzela sounds as youth initiative is launched  
Garankuwa, South Africa, 11 Jul 10
Just hours before the historic FIFA World Cup final match kicked off in South Africa on Sunday, UN-HABITAT and its partners launched a major initiative aimed at making Africa's young people more productive and keep them away from delinquency.
Adios amigos, Tibaijuka tells the world's youth  
Johannesburg, 11 Jul 10
In her last official mission to South Africa as UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka had a meeting with a constituency close to her heart- the young people. The historic visit also saw Mrs. Tibaijuka meet the former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela at his home.
Yes we can, African youth declare  
Pretoria, 10 Jul 10
A group of young people from Eastern and South Africa meeting in Pretoria on Saturday declared that they were indeed the people who will bring solution to the myriad problems facing their countries.
Bridging the urban gender divide  
New York, 2 Jul 10
A Special Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast Meeting on the theme Bridging the urban gender divide: An imperative for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, was held in New York as part of the ongoing high level segment of the Economic and Social Council.
Expo visitors peek into “invisible” lives of refugees around the world  
Shanghai, 14 Jun 10
Visitors to Expo 2010 lined up early to get into the UN pavilion at the world’s fair here to learn about the resilience of refugees living in cities -- told by world-renowned photographer Zalmaï through an exhibit of 17 stark black-and-white images that opened Saturday.
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.
World Urban Forum to be held in Bahrain  
Bahrain, 10 Jun 10
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Khalifah ibn Sulman al-Khalifah on Wednesday received UN-HABITAT's Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, paving the way for Bahrain to host the sixth session of the World Urban Forum in 2012.
Ballet Queen Builds Bridges for the United Nations Pavilion  
Shanghai, 5 Jun 10
World-renowned ballet dancer Yuan Yuan Tan welcomed visitors to the United Nations Pavilion during International Peacekeepers Week, meeting and signing autographs for delighted fans.
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