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UN-HABITAT publications on university syllabus  
Nairobi, 22 Jun 11
The University of Missouri-St. Louis has placed four key UN-HABITAT publications on its syllabus.
Scroll Winner gets Housing and Urban Development South-South Transfer award  
Geneva, 25 Nov 10
Un Techo Para mi Pais (A roof for my country), a youth-led NGO and winner of the Scroll of Honour in 2009, won the Housing and Urban Development South-South Transfer award for mobilizing 250,000 young volunteers to build of more than 73,000 transitional housing for families in slums or affected by natural disasters, and for transferring its innovative approach to 19 countries across Latin America.
Winners of Dubai International Award for Best Practices announced  
Dubai, 5 Nov 10
An independent jury of international experts has announced the 12 winners of the 2010 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.
Pollution and unemployment top city residents’ concerns  
Nairobi,Kenya, 29 Sept 09
Unemployment, lack of affordable housing as well as road and traffic congestion are some of the key concerns for urban dwellers, a new online survey by UN-HABITAT has revealed.
Urban dwellers highlight pollution, transport and unemployment  
Nairobi, 29 Jun 09
Pollution, transport and unemployment top the list of key concerns which urban dwellers face daily in many countries, a new survey by UN-HABITAT has revealed.
Flagship report in Arabic launched  
Bahrain, 7 Jun 09
UN-HABITAT's flagship report, the State of the World’s Cities is now available in Arabic, thanks to funding and support provided by the Government of Bahrain.
Experts review State of Asian Cities Report  
Chiang Mai, 3 Jun 09
Experts from four major international agencies met in Thailand on June 1-3 to review progress in the preparation of the first State of Asian Cities Report.
Enormous support for books in slums  
Nairobi, 31 Mar 09
UN-HABITAT received many pledges from United Nations staff, organizations and Governing Council delegates to give books and audio visual material for communities in slums in response the agency’s Book into the future appeal.
Turning ideas into action – the 4th Web for Development Conference  
Nairobi, Kenya, 3 Dec 07
Delegates at the Fourth Web for Development conference in Nairobi last week agreed that access to the Internet had to be improved in the developing world.
Top speakers at Web4Dev  
Nairobi, 8 Nov 07
Kenya's premier television personality Ms. Julie Gichuru will lead the discussions at the Web for Development plenary. She is passionate about Web4Dev: "I see ICT changing the face of Africa as we know it. It will leapfrog Africa into the first world. It is already happening…the African renaissance is largely because of ICT."
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