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[News] Posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2018
World Habitat Day 1 October 2018 Municipal Solid Waste Management The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic... Read more
Article 25 World Habitat Day celebrations Article 25, an operational UK registered charity that designs, builds, and manages projects to provide better shelter wherever there is disaster, poverty, or need planned an event to commemorate World Habitat Day on 3 October. The main activity was a photography competition run on their Facebook page, where they asked their followers to send a picture... Read more
NGO Challenges International, an organization focusing on livelihoods of people in Togo and also engaged in campaigns against poverty organized a national event to celebrate World Habitat Day in Togo.
Urban Matters is an initiative inspired by the Dutch development organization Cordaid. It strives to improve both the living environment and the living conditions of slum dwellers, working in various cities in Africa and Latin America. Urban Matters celebrated World Habitat Day by organizing an interactive network meeting to which about 60-70 persons with different backgrounds from various profit... Read more
World Habitat Day was marked by a march to the United Nations building in Bangkok by some 2,000 slum dwellers supported by the Four Regions Slum Network (FRSN) and Leaders and Organizers of Community Organizations (LOCO) in Asia. They submitted a petition to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the problem of homelessness as well as the impact on urban poor communities stemming from... Read more
Community Servers Tanzania (COSETA) plans a public information campaign to celebrate World Habitat Day in Temeke, Dar es Salaam. The main activity will be an open concert with music and speeches. The event will be held from 29-30 October.
ROMA-NeT is an URBACT project led by Budapest which intends to improve the integration of Roma populations. The 10 city planners have three priority activities: access to key services, active inclusion in the labour market though education and training, and the development of self help initiatives. Following the second thematic learning cluster event of the project which took place in Almeria... Read more
En Buenos Aires Argentina se celebró el Día Mundial del Hábitat en el "Country Chacarita" el 3 de octubre de 2011 en el marco de la campaña de la Red "Hábitat Social para un mundo Urbano y Rural" bajo el lema "Ciudades y Cambio Climático" propuesto por las Naciones Unidas y con el objetivo de fortalecer los proyectos de ley de urbanización de los asentamientos humanos en la región. Red Hábitat te... Read more
The first ever national celebrations of World Habitat Day in the brand new republic of South Sudan saw a procession from Ministry of Housing & Physical Planning (MoHPP) and the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure (MoPI) to Hai Zandia informal settlement; inspection of settlement upgrading activities at Hai Zandia; an Exhibition of Hai Zandia informal settlement upgrading and Durupi... Read more
The University of Johannesburg organized an event for the students on Town and Regional Planning on the occasion of World Habitat Day. The activities included a quiz programme on the context of cities in South Africa with relation to this year's World Habitat Day theme, Cities and Climate Change. The event involved more than 25 students and staff.
The Ministry of Construction Engineering Service Housing and Common Amenities which organizes events every year to celebrate World Habitat Day this year ran advocacy campaigns to raise awareness on World Habitat Day and its important theme, Cities and Climate Change.