World Urban Forum 6 – Naples Italy, 1-7 September 2012

  World Urban Forum 6     Naples, Italy, 1-7 September 2012 Host / Sponsor: UN-Habitat and Partners     The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. In the space of a few short years, the Forum has turned into the world's premier conference on cities. Since the first meeting in … [Read more...]

PALISTINE – National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women

  Palestinian Cabinet Endorses National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women     The Palestinian Cabinet endorsed a nine-year national strategic plan to combat violence against women in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), the first of its kind in the Arab region developed through a bottom-up approach. Officially adopted on 11 January 2011 and announced at the Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs during a press conference today, the strategy takes on a cross-sector approach, … [Read more...]

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