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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON HOUSING AND SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HABITAT III) QUITO, ECUADOR 17-20TH OCTOBER 2016



The UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development was held from 17th -20th October, 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. The aim of the conference was to define a New Urban Agenda building on the outcomes of previous UN Conferences on Human Settlements namely; Habitat I (1976) and II (1996), and other major UN summits and conferences in the economic, social and environmental fields.

Attended by more than 36,000 participants; Kenya’s delegation to the conference was led by Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu. The delegation included Kenya’s Permanent Representative to the UN Habitat Amb. Prof. Sam Ongeri, Principal Secretaries in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Mrs. Mariamu El Maawy (Lands) and Arch. Aidah Munano (Housing and Urban Planning). Kenya’s Ambassador to Brazil Isaac Ochieng attended the conference.

L-R Third Secretary Ms. Constance Sidi, PS Housing and Planning Arch. Aidah Munano, CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu and Ambassador Isaac Ochieng  at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito.

CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu chairs the afternoon session at the plenary hall  at Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión.

CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu reads Kenya’s Statement at the Conference

L-R PS Housing and Planning Arch. Aidah Munano, Ambassador Isaac Ochieng and KPRUNH Amb. Prof. Sam Ongeri at Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión.

CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu and KPRUNH Amb. Prof. Sam Ongeri greet Mr. Hirofumi Hanaoka, Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan at Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión.

L-R KPRUNH Amb. Prof. Sam Ongeri, CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Governor Kitui County H.E Dr. Julius Malombe with Ambassador Isaac Ochieng at Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión.

L-R Ambassador Isaac Ochieng, CS Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu and PS Lands Mrs. Mariamu El Maawy at Quito – Middle of the Earth

 

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