The Ministry of Housing will host the national celebration in Kisumu, at the Kenyatta Sports Ground on 3 October.
Organisations to participate in the event will include the Ministry of Lands, Kisumu Municipality, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), Shelter Afrique, the University of Nairobi, Maseno University among others.
The highlight of the celebration will be speeches from dignitaries from the various Ministries and a representative from UN-HABITAT. A roadshow and an exhibition focusing on the theme Cities and Climate Change have also been planned.
To build up to the main celebration, pre - World Habitat Day activities including cleanup, tree planting and sporting activities at Nyalenda informal settlements have been planned. The activities are aimed at raising awareness of World Habitat Day while engaging the local community.