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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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She praised the constant support provided by Bahrain for the UN-Habitat, expressing admiration of the renaissance and development witnessed by the Kingdom in all fields.
On his part, the UN-Habitat Projects Office Director hailed outstanding relations between Bahrain and the programme and the positive effect HRH the Prime Minister's award has on meeting set up goals.
The UN-Habitat Assembly is the United Nations' focal point for sustainable urbanisation and human settlements development.
Your achievements are an inspiration to lead our work at UN-Habitat, towards the realization of the New Urban Agenda and sustainable development goal (SDG) 11.'
MoU Signatories included the Peshawar City District Government, Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), UN-Habitat and PRIME Institute.
In an extremely proud development, India has been elected today to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the Plenary Session of the Assembly being held in Nairobi," read a post on the ministry's official Twitter handle.
Al Khadar said, "The centrepiece of our participation in the UN-Habitat Assembly will be the 12 priorities identified for sustainable urbanisation in the MENA region, crowdsourced from our recent Pan-Arab Urban Development Symposium, PAUDS, held in Abu Dhabi.
UN-Habitat assistant secretary and deputy executive Victor Kisob said Sonko's administration is tackling environmental problems in Nairobi.
We plan to put up between 6,000 and 8,000 affordable housing units for the urban poor on a 55-acre piece of land in Machakos County," said Dr Chiramba.UN ASSEMBLYHe spoke at a media briefing ahead of the UN-Habitat Assembly to be held in the country for the first time, from May 27 to 31 at the UN headquarters in Gigiri, Nairobi.
Hence UN-Habitat's complementary New Urban Agenda, as mentioned seeks to offer national and local guidelines on the growth and development of cities through 2036," Dr.
It was further briefed that UN-HABITAT also focused on providing recommendations to participant cities on how to improve their service delivery and monitoring processes in this regard.
Summary: UAE singed the deal with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat