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Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 16:05
Jan Peterson is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for championing the rights of grassroots women and their movements for better human settlements. Jan was awarded because of her four decades’ commitment to improving grassroots women’s lives globally. She is a founder of three organizations – the National Congress of Neighbourhood Women, GROOTS International, and the Huairou Commission.... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 16:01
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for turning the city into a green, attractive Metropolis.
Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 15:25
Lahore 10 May 2011 - The first t meeting of Pakistan Water Operators Partnerships was held in Lahore on 27th April 2011. The Partnership was launched in March 2011 during Pakistan Urban Forum in Lahore. It is a network of urban water operators in Pakistan who have been entrusted with the mandate to extend water and sanitation services in the urbanized areas of the country. UN-HABITAT Pakistan, in... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 11:41
UNIDO launches Innovative Leather Products Technology Unit, a ceremony performed jointly by Ms. Shadia Yousif Bakhait, UNIDO Representative in Pakistan and Mr. Muhammad Younis, Chairman, Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Sialkot. UNIDO has successfully implemented a project for provision of latest technology to upgrade the Leather training institutes in Pakistan. During the... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 16:47
Presented at the Networking Event on Safety and Urban Spaces: Targeting Fear and Insecurity at the 5th World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 15:45
The Uganda Women’s Efforts to Save Children (UWESO) is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for providing water, health and sanitation to orphans and vulnerable children. UWESO was chosen for its outstanding work with orphans and vulnerable children. The organisation was established in 1986 to respond to the needs of the children orphaned by the civil strife in the early 1980s and the HIV/AIDS... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 15:37
The City of Malmö is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for its innovative, holistic approach to becoming a 21st century eco-city. After the recession nearly wiped out Malmö's industrial base in the 1980s, the city had a chance to start over. It created eco-friendly neighborhoods of transformed tenements and old shipyards. Much of Western Harbour now runs solely on renewable energy,... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 15:20
The Alexandra Urban Renewal Project is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for helping thousands of poor people move into better homes and boosting health, water and electricity services. This renewal project has seen some 7,000 families relocated from the banks of a polluted local river to better settlements. Urban greening was incorporated in the project which led to development of parks... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 14:42
The Saudi Al-Madina Al-Munawarah Local Urban Observatory is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for pioneering a Local Observatory System now used elsewhere in the country and in the Middle East for smart urban planning. It was awarded for pioneering data collection which has had a major impact on the lives of the people living in Saudi Arabia and beyond. Its main impact has been on... Read more
Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 14:36
Peter Oberlander, a founding father of UN-HABITAT, is awarded the 2009 Scroll of Honour Award for a lifetime of promoting the urban agenda around the world. Awarded posthumously, Peter Oberlander was a keen supporter of UN-HABITAT with a passion for urbanisation and its unstoppable growth. He is one of the founding fathers of the agency and founder of the School of Community and Regional Planning... Read more

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