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World Urban Forum 6 - Closing Ceremony - Scroll of Honour Awards
6 Sep 2012 -  croll of Honour Awards UN-Habitat is pleased to announce the 2012 Habitat Scroll of Honour Awards to the following recipients.
This is the most prestigious award by the United Nations in the recognition for work carried out in the field of human settlements development.
The aim of the award is to honour individuals and institutions instrumental in improving the living conditions in urban centers around the world. The Sao Paulo Slum Upgrading Programme of the Municipal Houseing Secretariat (SEHAB) Brazil. For implementing on of the largest slum upgrading drives in Brazil. Award received by Ms. Elisabete França, Manager of Slum Upgrading Program and Deputy Secretary of Sao Paulo Municipal Housing Secretariat.

The Special Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance (FEICOM), Cameroon For playing a key role at the local level in helping municipalities throughout Cameroon achieve the Millenium Development Goals Award received by Mr. Philippe Camille Akoa, The General Manager of FEICOM

The County of Anji, People’s Republic of China For turning Anji city and its environs into one of the world’s greenest cities. Award received by Mr. Jinyan Shan, The Secretary of Anji County

Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, Governor of Ondo State, Nigeria For his drive to reduce urban poverty and make Ondo the best-run State in the country Award received by Dr. Olusegun Mimiko

Mr. Muchadeyi Ashton Masunda, Mayor of Harare, Zimbawe For his many years of charismatic leadership and courageous promotion of ethical governance Award received by Mayor of Harare

The Scroll of Honour Award Special Citation goes to Mr. Jesse Robredo, Philippines. For exceptional and exemplary public service during which he helped transform his hometown, Naga City, into one of the best in the Philippines.

Dianne Diacon introduces the World Habitat Awards, Mr. Fernando Zerboni and Mr. Benjamin Nahoum of the Uruguayan Federation of Mutual Help Housing Cooperatives in Uruguay to receive the award for the international transfer of the FUCVAM mutual help housing cooperative approach to 15 countries in Latin America.
Mr. Alfredo Rabell Manon of the Institute for the National Workers’ Housing Fund in Mexico, to receive the award for encouraging the use of energy efficient systems and technologies in over 900,000 households across Mexico.