2004 Dubai International Award for Best Practices

Award Ceremony

 
 

 


Winners of 2012 award cycle with His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, His Excellency Qassim Sultan, Director General of Dubai Municipality, and Her Excellencey Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT after the award ceremony.

"Award-winning initiatives such as Dubai International Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment (DIABP) have made a tangible and significant difference in the lives of thousands of urban and rural dwellers around the world," said Anna Tibaijuka, executive director of UN-Habitat, while addressing the award ceremony.

"Every one of the winning practices represented here today has successfully addressed one or more Millennium Development Goals (MDG), and has done so in a sustainable manner....
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"Our aim is to make the award a window which is open to the world, benefiting every state and allowing the exchange of expertise," said Qasim Sultan, director-general of Dubai Municipality.....
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The winners and their work

Beatrice Mutethya Mutisya and Samuel M Mutiso from Kenya ... Sand dams were built in semi-arid land to retain water, as a result water sources were closer to households.....
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Kokougan Samuel Apaloo and Djoske Zohou in Togo ... Their initiative empowered school leavers and graduates to create their own jobs and become self-reliant.
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Sana Abu Bakr and Rafiq Haider Hussaini from Palestine ... Their information technology for youth programme involved both school-based and community-based interventions to improve IT learning skills.
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Zhang Tiemin and Li Shusong from China ... For cleaning up Tangshan in China. More than 30 years of coal mining had left the area devastated.
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Ahang Kowsar and Azartaj Davaii from Iran
... The water harnessing programme addressed the vicious cycle of poverty, ignorance, desertification and drought affecting nomads in the Gareh Bygone Plains in Iran.
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Pedro Guilermo Pavicich and Antonio Luis Lattuca from Argentina
... An urban agricultural programme was carried out in Rosario. Around 10,000 families were involved in improving the urban landscape.
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Manoel Carlos Antunes and Gervasio Da Cunha Morgando from Brazil
... The project involving education, health, social assistance, environmental and cultural policies aimed to prevent the exploitation of child labour.
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Frank Palermo and Ann Francis-Muise from Canada
... The project enhanced the living conditions of many First Nation communities.
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Vincente Gabriel Cara and Frances Campus Sague from Alber-Ter, Spain... A joint ecological, environmental and cultural inter-dependence of the river basin has led to an integrated plan for territorial cohesion, economic development and sustainability of the region.
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Dildor Alimbekova and Mekhrinisa of Uzbekistan
.. The initiative impacted positively on the economic situation of the country, raised women's economic role and status, overcame gender barriers.
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For more information, please contact:
Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme (BLP)
UN-HABITAT
P.O. Box 30030, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: (254 20) 623029; 624981; 624328
Fax: (254 20) 623080, 624266, 624267
Email: bestpractices@unhabitat.org

Dubai Municipality
P.O.Box 67
Dubai
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Tel: (+971) 4 206 4414 / 221 5555
Fax: (+971) 4 222 1319 / 224 6666
E-mail: info@dm.gov.ae
dubai-award@dm.gov.ae
Web: http://dubai-award.dm.gov.ae

 

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