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Kigali hosts meeting on energy efficiency  
Kigali, 17 Jun 13
The city of Kigali in Rwanda two months ago hosted a regional workshop on energy efficiency in building codes.
Forging ahead in Kosovo  
Pristina, 9 Dec 11
Thanks to a USDv 4.6 million grant from the government of Sweden through the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), UN-Habitat this week announced the launch of the thrid phase the Kosovo Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme.
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.
UN-HABITAT and China Development Bank agree on strategic partnership  
Beijing, 21 Aug 08
UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka met with China Development Bank President Mr. Chen Yuan in Beijing
Governments give UN-HABITAT new incentive on public-private partnerships  
Nairobi, 25 Apr 07
The twenty-first session of the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT last week approved a resolution proposed by the Government Kenya giving the agency with new policy instruments to fight urban poverty.
Governments reaffirm strong support for UN-HABITAT at close of Governing Council  
Nairobi, 20 Apr 07
Members of the UN-HABITAT Governing Council on Friday reaffirmed fresh support for the agency at the close of its twenty-first session after passing 10 resolutions aimed at taking the battle against urban poverty closer to slum dwellers than ever before.
UN-HABITAT Governing Council debates innovative financing for affordable housing  
Nairobi, 17 Apr 07
A panel discussion at the opening of the twenty-first session of the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT tackled financing affordable housing and urban infrastructure in a reformed United Nations.
Nairobi Launch of Worldwatch Institute's State of the World Report 2007  
Nairobi, 17 Apr 07
UN-HABITAT's Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka presided at the Nairobi launch of the 24th edition of the Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2007: Our urban futureat the twenty-first session of the Governing Council in Nairobi on Tuesday.
East African officials discuss affordable housing  
Kampala, 16 Nov 05
Representatives from banks, finance, land and housing ministries from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda gathered in Kampala with American and UN officials for the first regional meeting devoted to promoting innovative financing for affordable housing.
Legislators seek debt relief to finance shelter  
Rabat, 14 Nov 05
Over 170 legislators from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America attending the Fifth Global Parliamentarians on Habitat Forum in Morocco last week adopted the Rabat Declaration advocating debt relief to help finance housing and urban infrastructure.
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