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close this bookHabitat Debate - Vol. 5 - No. 3 - 1999 - Security of Tenure (HABITAT, 1999, 63 p.)
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11-15 October 1999
Third International Conference on Urban Poverty: Social Integration and Security for the Urban Poor
Nairobi, Kenya
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat)

13-15 October 1999
8th Regional Meeting of Ministers and High Officials Responsible for Housing and Urban Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (MINURVI VIII)
Havana, Cuba
Organizer: Ministry of Construction, Cuba
Contact: Roberto Ottolenghi, Director, UNCHS (Habitat) Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Av. Presidente Vargas 3131/1304, 20210-030 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tel: (55-21) 515-1700, Fax: (55-21) 515 1701, E-mail:

24 October 1999
United Nations Day
Organizer: Department of Public Information (DPI), UN Secretariat, New York, USA

22-23 November 1999
Regional Workshop on the Role of the Private Sector in Housing Supply and Environment-Friendly Construction Practices
Viena, Austria
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat)
Contact: Baris Der-Petrossian, UNCHS (Habitat), c/o UNOV, Room D 1418, P.O. Box 500, A-1400 Vienna, Austria, Tel: 43-1-26060-5935, E-mail: <bder->

22-24 November 1999
International Workshop on Cities and Telecommunications
Durham, United Kingdom
Organizers: Centre for Urban Technology (CUT) and the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), University of Newcastle, U.K.

6-7 December 1999
Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Sustainable Human Settlements in the Central and Eastern European Countries
Zakopane, Poland
Organizer: Government of Poland


26-28 April 2000
Housing, Work and Development: The Role of Home-based Enterprises
Newcastle upon Tyne, Britain
Organizer: CARDO, University of Newcastle

8-12 May 2000
First substantive meeting of the Preparatory Committee for Istanbul+5
Nairobi, Kenya
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat)

5-8 June 2000
Rural 21: International Conference on the Future & Development of Rural Areas
Potsdam, Germany
Organizer: Germany Ministry of Agriculture

28 June-2 July 2000
Global Cities21 - ICLEI World Congress of Local Governments on Transformations for a Sustainable Future
Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Organizer: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) with the support of the Land and Expo 2000 Sachsen-Anhalt
Contact: Congress Secretariat, ICLEI’s International Training Centre, Eschholzstrasse 86, D-79 115 Freiburg, Germany, Tel: +49-761/3 68 92 20, Fax: +49-761/3 68 92 29, E-mail:, Website:

4-6 July 2000
Urban 21 World Conference on the Future of Cities
Berlin, Germany
Organizer: Federal Ministry of Transport, Construction and Housing with Governments of Brazil Singapore and South Africa
Contact: Ulrich Pfeiffer, Empirica GMBH Kaiserstrasse 29, D-S3113 Bonn, Germany, Tel: 49-228/914 89-0, Fax: 49-228/217410,

10-14 July 2000
Urban Futures 2000: International Conference on Issues Confronting the City at the Turn of the Millenium
Johannesburg, South Africa
Organizers: University of the Witwatersrand, the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council and other stakeholders
Contact: Lesley Stephenson, Conference Office, P.O. Box 327, WITS 2050, South Africa, Tel: (011) 716-5091, Fax: (011) 339-7835, E-mail:,

15-17 August 2000
Hanover Expo 2000: Global Dialogue on Urban-Rural Relationships
Hanover, Germany
Organizer: UNCHS (Habitat) and Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn
Contact: Mathias Hundsalz, UNCHS (Habitat), Tel: (254-2) 623103, E-mail:

28-31 August 2000
4th International Local Authorities Confronting Disasters & Emergencies (LACDE) Conference
Reykjavik, Iceland
Organizer: Local Authorities Confronting Disasters & Emergencies (LACDE)

Mr. Avi Rabinovitch, Secretary General
LACDE Secretariat
P.O. Box 20040, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel: +972-3/695-5024 & 691-9241
Fax: +972-3/691-6821

October-December 2000
Regional meetings on Istanbul+5


February 2001
Second meeting of the Preparatory Committee on Istanbul+5:
Exact date and venue to be announced

June 2001
Special Session of the UN General Assembly, Istanbul+5:
Exact date to be announced

The UNCHS (Habitat) Calendar of Events is regularly updated and can be found at our web site at the following address: