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UN sports envoy visits UN-HABITAT  
Nairobi,Kenya, 22 Jun 09
The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Mr. Wilfried Lemke, held talks with officials at UN-HABITAT headquarters in Nairobi last week to explore new ways of using sports to help improve the lives of young people living in poverty.
Countdown to Expo 2010  
Geneva, 5 Jun 09
The Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. Han Zheng, visited Geneva at the weekend to promote Expo 2010 and meet with senior officials responsible for the Expo's giant United Nations pavilion.
UN-HABITAT and UNHCR assist the displaced and host families in Pakistan  
Islamabad, 29 May 09
UN-HABITAT and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have joined forces to provide shelter and other supplies to hundreds of thousands of people displaced by fighting in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province.
Using the Olympics to promote a better urban future  
Lausanne, 13 May 09
The Olympic movement last week committed itself at a meeting with UN agencies to use its influence to promote peace and development through sports events it organizes around the world.
UN agencies to discuss Expo 2010  
Geneva, Switzerland, 26 Mar 09
Representatives of United Nations bodies participating in Expo 2010 will meet in Geneva March 26-27, 2009, for a briefing with officials from Shanghai which is hosting what promises to be one of the biggest and most glittering events of its kind ever held.
UN-HABITAT and Olympic body sign historic cooperation pact  
Lausanne, 5 Feb 09
UN-HABITAT and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday signed Memorandum of Understanding.
UN-HABITAT co-hosts International Shelter Centre Conference  
Geneva, Switzerland, 20 Dec 06
A bi-annual meeting of the International Shelter Center Group, jointly hosted by UN-HABITAT and CARE International, was held from 16 to 17 November 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Urban development meeting adopts new declaration on cities  
Geneva, 2 Nov 05
The International Platform on Sustainable Urban Development, has adopted the “Geneva Declaration for a viable future in cities” with the objective of creating a world solidarity network for better human settlements.
UN-HABITAT seeks better coordination against rural and urban poverty  
, 14 Jul 03
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Anna Tibaijuka told the high-level segment of this year’s annual session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) that there had to be better coordination against the twin problems of rural and urban poverty and under-development in developing countries.
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