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habitat

that part of the environment, for example, stream, meadowland, salt marsh, etc., which is occupied by an animal or plant.
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Habitat Programme Manager Jawed Ali Khan highlighted that UN Habitat envisions to promote sustainable urban economic development.
Jawed Ali Khan, Habitat Programme Manager, highlighted that UN Habitat envisions to promote sustainable urban economic development.
UN Habitat intends to sign similar MoU's with the major Metropolitan Corporations of the Country, this MoU is the first in the series.
According to Khogyani, the governor assured the UN HABITAT programme director of all possible cooperation in implementing the project.
'To complement the work of the open-ended working group, the new executive director of UN Habitat, Madam Maimunah Mohd Sharif has embarked on efforts to strengthen UN Habitat internally in ways that will build trust, to improve further good governance in terms of competency, accountability, transparency, efficiency, effectiveness and credibility,' Sharif said in a statement.
Okafor told reporters that UN Habitat is looking at "supporting the government with Housing for peace initiative" so that the people can relocate to where they can get land and never have to relocate again.
Bahrain's sustainable development achievements will be showcased at the 3rd UN Habitat Conference (Habitat III), which will be held in Quito, Ecuador, next year.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the United Nations Human Settlements Program, or UN Habitat, last week inked an agreement with the local governments of the two provinces in Roxas City, Capiz, for the project Post Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlements.
CAIRO: The new UN Habitat regional office was opened in Cairo on Oct.
He proposed to open a regional office of UN HABITAT in Istanbul, and recalled that Istanbul hosted a HABITAT conference in 1996.
Summary: Nairobi - Morocco, winner of this year's UN Habitat Scroll of Honour Award, will be honoured during the World Habitat Day, which will be celebrated on October 4th in the Shanghai World Expo, said the "UN-Habitat" office in Nairobi.
Dizayee has left for the Jordanian capital Amman to attend the meetings of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN HABITAT).

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