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[News] Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2019
UN-Habitat and UN Environment, together with ICLEI, UCLG and Cities Alliance, co-hosted the first Cities Summit during the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) in Nairobi. Held under the theme Innovation for Livable and... Read more
The Youth Care and Community Prevention Program (YCCPP) carried out community sensitization activities, drama performances, and speeches from invited guests to mark World Habitat Day.
The NGO Committee on Human Settlements and UN-HABITAT New York mobilized communities in New York for the celebration of World Habitat Day on 3 October. Activities were planned with partners in the academic institutions throughout New York to promote the visibility and importance of World Habitat Day.
Habitat for Humanity International is this year engaging in a series of special activities over six weeks to highlight the need for safe, decent and affordable shelter. The activities began on World Habitat Day, on 3 October and will end in November with the 28th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Haiti. The primary events are as follows: On World Habitat Day, 3 October, Habitat... 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