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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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The award is jointly managed by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Dubai Municipality, and is carried out every two years.
Rehabilitated by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) with financial support from the European Union, the project will help raise the standard of living for vulnerable newcomers and removing the inherent problems of displacement.
NEW YORK, Feb 9, 2011 (TUR) -- The mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, met with United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) Executive Director Joan Clos as part of his visit to New York as the president of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).
In the Syrian Arab Republic, UNIDO will again partner with the UN Development Programme as lead agency, and with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization to maintain and improve Syria's human capital in various fields by providing multi-sectoral training opportunities to upgrade skills and knowledge for resilience building.
In 2016, the award was accorded to Tanzanian Professor Anna Tibaijuka, a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).
Spearheaded by the Ministry of Climate Change with technical assistance of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and funded by the Government of Australia, the report will support planners, administrators, and decision makers by provision of information to help them design effective urban solutions without leaving out vital segments of urban society.
Uriel Norman Garibay as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Kenya with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Burundi, Union of the Comoros, Republic of Malawi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of Seychelles, Federal Republic of Somalia, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Uganda, Republic of South Sudan and permanent representative to the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme; and Lilybeth Deapera as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Chile with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Peru and the Republic of Ecuador.
Peshawar -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in close collaboration with Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (APDC) and Community Resilience Initiative will work together to support the Government.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Deputy Prime Minister for Services Affairs, Local Administration Minister Omar Ghalawanji, met on Tuesday Regional Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN--Habitat) Mustafa Madbuli, discussing with him cooperation prospects.
THE United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) posted on its website the message of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, being an official document of the 6th edition of the World Urban Forum, held recently in Naples, Italy.
She is currently the head of the DFA Legislative Liaision Unit Alex Garcia Chua as AEP to the Republic of Kenya, with concurrent jurisdiction over the Republic of Burundi, Union of the Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Republic of Malawi, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of Seychelles, Federal Republic of Somalia, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Uganda, and Republic of South Sudan, and as Permanent Representative to the United Nations Environment Programme and United Nations Human Settlements Programme. He is currently Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Financial Management Services Ma.
HRH Premier went on to express his appreciation of the efforts exerted by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), which has contributed to enhancing international attention to development issues and consolidating the foundations of partnership to meet the challenges of development and the advancement of societies for the better.

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