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[News] Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2018
The World Cities Day global observance will be held this year in Liverpool, United Kingdom, on 31 October. The announcement was made today by the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson at the International Business Festival being hosted in the city.... Read more
The ID WORLD International Congress is the most comprehensive showcase on the evolving world of RFID, biometrics and smart card technologies, and is the only international forum that looks at the advanced auto ID industry as a whole, rather than focusing on a specific technology or vertical sector. ID WORLD International Congress explores the fundamental issues associated with automatic... Read more
The Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF6) will take place in the ancient southern Italian city of Naples – Italy, from 1 to 7 September 2012 under the theme The Urban Future. UN-Habitat joins the Government of Italy, the Campania Region and the City of Naples in warmly welcoming you to attend and participate in the Forum. The world’s premier conference on cities This is largely because... Read more
Pocomoke City's municipal leaders are building a brand-new downtown restaurant, nestled on the banks of the Pocomoke River, completely on spec, in hopes that an accomplished chef can be lured to town and set up business. By next spring, the city officials expect to be cutting the ribbon on the 145-seat restaurant and bar. Who the tenant will be and what the menu will look like, however, remain to... Read more
This event will usher in the new year 2012 across the globe. Various cities will treat their inhabitants to local delicacies and music.
World Future Energy Summit is the world’s foremost annual meeting committed to: Advancing future energy, Energy efficiency & Clean technologies ... by engaging political, business, finance, academic and industry leaders to drive innovation, business and investment opportunities in response to the growing need for sustainable energy.
As people relax during the holidays, it is harvest time for criminals who target houses and crowded places to snatch valuables. During this festive season, crime takes various forms including burglary, car break-ins, shopping mall thefts, shopping scams, drunken fighting, drunken driving, domestic violence and petty crimes. In light of the threats facing Kenyan civilians, especially due to the... Read more
Message from Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the CBD, on the occasion of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 12:35
The global South comprises more than 70 per cent of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Developing countries face tremendous challenges in halting the loss of biodiversity and mitigating the risks of biodiversity losses. For the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries, small island developing States and Africa in general, the requirements for... Read more
This Thursday (22nd) Thai Airways International (THAI) is set to be the first airline in Asia to fly a commercial passenger flight using biofuels to support the Company's Travel Green initiative which is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. THAI will operate the first passenger biofuels flight on December 22nd from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Passengers will consist of 100... Read more
A UN-HABITAT slum upgrading project in Accra, Ghana has received accolades for the positive impact it has made on the life of the beneficiaries. At the culmination of a recent three day Conference for Housing Excellence the UN-HABITAT sponsored Slum Upgrading Facility project in Ashaiman- an Accra low income housing area- was judged the best social innovative housing project for the urban poor... Read more
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. Since the end of the war in Kosovo in 1999, UN-HABITAT has been promoting good governance, security of tenure, sustainable human settlements development... Read more