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Posted on Monday, June 6, 2011 - 12:14
The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA), the network that aims to help water operators help one another in pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals, has produced its third newsletter highlighting the latest news from GWOPA. This is in digital format to enhance news dissemination to various users. To read the e-newsletter, follow the link http://www.gwopa.org/component/... Read more
Posted on Monday, June 6, 2011 - 10:14
The ancient canal city of Shaoxing in Zhejiang Province, eastern China, gets the Habitat Scroll of Honour Award for preserving a unique cultural and historical heritage at a time of rapid urbanization. The city which dates back to 490 BC, is known variously as the City of Waters, the City of Bridges, the City of Calligraphy, the City of Tea, and the City of Scholars. Despite rapid urbanization,... Read more
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 14:15
Presented at the Networking Event on Lessons from practice: toward climate change resilient cities at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 14:15
Presented at the Networking Event on Inclusive cities for all: UNESCO/ UN-HABITAT/ UCLG initiatives at the 5th World Urban Forum at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 14:08
Presented at the Networking Event on Sustainable regional development: Municipal, industrial and intra-regional cooperation
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 13:58
Presented at the Networking Event on Count me in, for planning my city at the 5th World Urban Forum at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 13:42
Presented at the Networking Event on Framework for collaboration: designing sustainable plans at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 16:58
Find out more on cities and climate change from the June 2011 issue of the E-newsletter for UN-HABITAT Cities and Climate Change Initiative. The E-newsletter, among other news, contains the following articles: i) Pilot initiatives in Sorsogon City address climate change ii) One year after conference, green building movement struggles to take root in Africa iii) UN-Habitat and UNEP join forces on... Read more
Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:07
United Nations, 9 October 2009 - Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza, lead author of UN-HABITAT Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities, holded a press conference at UN Headquarters to present the report. Planning Sustainable Cities reviews recent urban planning practices and approaches, discusses constraints and conflicts therein, and identifies innovative approaches that are... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:13
Presented at the Networking Event on Enhancing communities, food-security, sustainable agriculture through urban-rural linkages at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010

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