Archive for October, 2008

Message of the United Nations Secretary-General on World Habitat Day

6th October 2008 Uncategorized

Many of the world’s most pressing challenges – poverty, natural disasters, escalating prices for food and fuel – have important links with rapid urbanization. (more…)

Statement of the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka on the occasion of World Habitat Day

6th October 2008 Uncategorized

Today we mark World Habitat Day at a time the majority of the world’s people are living in towns and cities. And the process is accelerating. This transformation has a direct bearing on the strategies we must adopt to attain the Millennium Development Goals. (more…)