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Gender and Women's Issues in Human Settlement Program

Mar 24, 2004

* Public Forum: "Towards Women Friendly Cities"
the 1st Asia-Pacific Contest on Gender Responsive Local Governments
Date: 8 March 2004
Venue: AMIKAS (Fukuoka Women's Centre), Fukuoka

* Regional Expert Group Meeting on Gender and Women's Issues in Human Settlement Programs
Date: 9-10 March 2004
Venue: ASUBARU, Fukuoka

The Award Ceremony for the Contest will be held during the Regional Expert Group Meeting on Gender and Women's Issues in Human Settlement Program in Fukuoka, Japan on 8 March 2004.

Awarded Cities:
Award for Women-friendly Cities 2004
* Cebu Municipatliy (the Philippines)
* Naga Municipatliy (the Philippines)
* Visakhapatnam Municipatliy (India)

High Achievement Award
* Capoocan Municipality (the Philippines)
* Kanagaza City (Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan)
* Matsue City (Shimane Prefecture, Japan)

International Women's Day 2004: the 3rd joint UN House Public Forum "Women and HIV/AIDS"
Date & Timeļ¼š8 March, 2004 14:00-17:30
Venue: U-Thant International, UN House

Inauguration Ceremony of Partnership for Urban Poverty Reduction Project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

May 29, 2004

On 29 May 2004, the Inauguration Ceremony of Partnership for Urban Poverty Reduction Project in Phnom Penh - Phase II (FS/CMB/04/S01) was held at the Phnom Penh Municipality. Honorable Kep Chuk Tema, Governor of Phnom Penh; Honorable Fumiaki Takahashi, Ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom of Cambodia; Mr. Toshiyasu Noda, Director, Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, UN-HABITAT; and Ms. Mari Christine, UN-HABITAT Goodwill Ambassador attended the ceremony. The Project is funded through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security.

UN-HABITAT Supported Kabul Municipality with a New District Building

Aug 17, 2004

UN-HABITAT has been providing a range of support to all the key municipalities in Afghanistan in their effort to serve the growing population. Kabul Municipality has been a principal recipient of such support. As a part of this assistance, Kabul Municipality has now District Office buildings in 11 out of its 17 Districts.
Recently, the handing over ceremony of yet another District Office building for District 17 was concluded on 17 August 2004. The construction of this building started in February 2004 with the total cost of US$35,860.

World Habitat Day 2004 in Fukuoka Symposium

Oct 4, 2004

Theme: Cities- Engines of Rural Development
Date & Time: Monday, 4 October 13:30 - 17:00
Venue: ACROS Fukuoka, Event Hall (B2)

Awarded Drawings - The 4th World Habitat Day Drawing

Oct 13, 2004

"Linking Villages and Towns"
Exhibition: 25 September - 3 October at Kyushu Energy Science Centre
Award Giving Ceremony & Performance: 2 October at the same venue

2004 UN Day "Working for the UN"

Oct 22, 2004

Date & Time: Friday, 22 October 2004 13:00 - 17:00
Venue: U Thant International, Conference Room, UN-House 3F
U Thant Distinguished Lecture: H.E. Ms. Tarha Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland
Keynote Address: "Message for Young People Wishing to Join the UN System" by Professor Masatsune Katsuno
Presentation by 7 UN Agencies
This forum is jointly organized by UN Agencies based in Japan

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