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Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development

On Friday 11th May, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Under-Secretary -General and Executive Director of UN-Habitat addressed the Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD-15) at UN Headquarters in New York on the intersection of human settlements with the current CSD themes of energy for sustainable development; industrial development; air pollution/atmosphere; and climate change. In… Czytaj dalej Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Sustainable Development

Romania to host an Extraordinary Meeting of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office Advisory Council

On 22 June 2007 in Bucharest, an Extraordinary Meeting of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office Advisory Council will take place. It is organized by the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office, together with the Romanian Ministry of Development, Public Works and Housing. H.E. Mr. Laszlo Borbely, Minister for Development, Public Works and Housing of Romania generously offered to host… Czytaj dalej Romania to host an Extraordinary Meeting of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office Advisory Council

Discussion continues on shelter and urban planning priorities in Eastern Europe and beyond

Representatives of countries from Eastern, Southern and Central Europe gathered in the Extraordinary Meeting of the UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office Advisory Council in Bucharest (Romania), and continued discussion on possible support of UN-HABITAT to the housing and urban management sector in the region and means to strengthen collaboration between the respective countries and the UN-HABITAT Warsaw… Czytaj dalej Discussion continues on shelter and urban planning priorities in Eastern Europe and beyond

Preparations for the World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to adequate shelter for all. It is also intended to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. The Global Observance… Czytaj dalej Preparations for the World Habitat Day

Poster competition for the occasion of World Habitat Day 2007 (deadline for submission: 27.09.2007)

UN-HABITAT Warsaw Office has the honour to announce a poster competition for the occasion of World Habitat Day 2007, celebrated this year under the theme: A safe city is a just city (Miasto bezpieczne to miasto sprawiedliwe). Eligible participants are university students (m/f), under 35 years old. They will be required to present a poster… Czytaj dalej Poster competition for the occasion of World Habitat Day 2007 (deadline for submission: 27.09.2007)

Invitation for the Polish celebrations of the World Habitat Day (3rd October, 2007)

We invite all interested parties, including representatives of central government, local authorities, civic society, private sector, as well as NGOs, media and academic circles to participate in the Polish celebrations of the World Habitat Day. They will take place in Warsaw on Wednesday 3rd October, 2007. Among the main guests of the event you will… Czytaj dalej Invitation for the Polish celebrations of the World Habitat Day (3rd October, 2007)