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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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Abdulrahman Al-Tayib Ayoubeh said that the 26th session of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (Habitat) in Nairobi called for implementation of a number of programs including the strengthening of the Habitat role to respond to the urban crises and the enhancement of safety in cities, settlements and human settlements development in the occupied Palestinian territories.
United Nations, Sha'ban 20, 1434, Jun 29, 2013, SPA -- Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said that the granting of the prize of distinguished donor by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) to the name of late Prince Naif bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud comes in recognition of late Prince Naif's contribution to the United Nations Human Settlements Program relating to the Palestinian people.
Summary: The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) organized a media tour on Tuesday through some 21 southern villages to inspect the development project it carried out in Tyre, Bint Jbeil and Marjayoun.AaThe project focused on solving problems that resulted directly or indirectly from Israel's 2006 war on Lebanon.
The draft is part of a project to improve the capacity of the housing sector in Iraq, conducted by the ministry in cooperation with the United Nations Human Settlements Program in Iraq, the statement indicated.
Organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), this event brought together over 4,000 representatives from around the world to address critical issues facing cities.

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