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habitat

the place where something or someone lives. In ENVIRONMENTAL LAW the focus of European Union and UK legislation affecting conduct in relation to certain habitats. The EU Habitats Directive requires the establishment of a series of high-quality Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) across Europe that will make a significant contribution to conserving the habitat types and species identified in Annexes I and II of the Directive. It has been held that the Directive extends UK obligations beyond the 12-mile limit to the UK continental shelf
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In this regard UN Habitat can provide technical support, while the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries can mobilize financial support under the model of Corporate Social Responsibility.
'I have made my commitment to the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Monica Juma and the CS of Infrastructure James Macharia that UN-Habitat is ready to offer its expertise to support the government to achieve its Big Four agenda, in particular, the one of availing one million houses to low income groups,' the UN Habitat executive director held.
Med, UN Habitat Project Manager and UNMISS Spokesperson
Evelyn Macapobre, expressed gratitude to UN Habitat for the partnership with the government to provide safer houses for the typhoon victims.
Moreover, due to the office's proximity to the Arab League (AL) headquarters, the new office might facilitate joint collaboration between the AL and the UN Habitat program.
UN Habitat intends to sign similar MoUs with the major Metropolitan Corporations of the country as this MoU was the first in the series.
Habitat Programme Manager, UN Habitat, Jawed Ali Khan at this occasion stated that the IRRC offers a highly cost-effective way of improving waste management and cleaning the environment in the fast-growing cities of Pakistan.
They said UN Habitat had failed to deliver on this mandate, necessitating a new agency purely focussed on urbanisation.
UN Habitat project director Alioune Badiane also praised Bahrain's contribution to habitats in the last 12 years, paying tribute to the role of Prince Khalifa in protecting them.
Of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Nasir Ghafoor Khan and Behaviour Change Communications, Office of UN Habitat, Jannat Durrani were present on the occasion.
Marvi represented that Pakistan as the head of the NDI delegation on Global Women's Leadership Program at the third session of the Preparatory Committee for UN Habitat 3 at Surabaya Indonesia.

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