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[News] Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Nine essential ingredients for happier, healthier cities What’s the recipe for happier cities? When we ask this question of friends who design and plan cities, they are unfailingly generous with their opinions. Some architects answer that it’... Read more
To celebrate World Habitat Day, International Alliance of Inhabitants has organized the HABITAT Participatif 2011 ForuMMEDIA focusing on the role of INHABITANTS for three days! The event will include: Teleconferences, City March, Visits to Inhabitants' Cooperatives, International Tribunal on Evictions, Screening of New Material, Public Debates, Concert and many more! For more information, please... Read more
UN-HABITAT will be holding two events at the UN Complex to celebrate World Habitat Day. On Sunday, 2 October, UN-HABITAT in partnership with the UNON football team will be holding an event dubbed Climate Kids Challengethat will feature a football tournament with teams drawn from children from 8 different slums in Nairobi and a tree planting exercise at Karura Forest. The event will be held at... Read more
The following events have been prepared in Fukuoka, Japan to celebrate World Habitat Day (WHD). 1. WHD Symposium The symposium will be based on the theme of the day "Cities and Climate Change." It will focus on how we can create disaster resilient cities in Asia and the Pacific Region where natural disasters caused by climate change frequently occur. Mr. Zhenwei Peng, Professor, Tongji University... Read more
Network Habitat Argentina specially invites Information Center of the United Nations - CINU, Chamber of Deputies and Chamber of Senators, Social organizations, Nongovernmental organizations of promotion and development, cooperatives, public organisms, universities and centers of research, international organisms in Argentina and social movements to the World Habitat Day celebrations in Buenos... Read more
UN-HABITAT Philippines will be spearheading the celebration of World Habitat Day 2011by organizing a national forum dubbed “Philippine Cities and Climate Change 2011: Towards a Roadmap for an Urban Agenda.” The forum will provide a platform for a focused, multi-sector discussion on urban development in the context of climate change, with the aim of setting directions that would guide cities and... Read more
TELL Communications Limited is working on a special report devoted to this year's observance of World Habitat Day. The report will focus on how improved land-use planning and building codes can help reduce the vulnerability of our cities to the impacts of climate change.
The Institute for Regional Development Studies at Kanpur plans to celebrate World Habitat Day 2011 through a multidisciplinary seminar on the theme Cities and Climate Change. Academicians, planners, industrialists, social workers and many more have been invited to discuss various facets of the theme of World Habitat Day.
Vasaamaha Consultants and Turaga Foundation Centre for Sustainable Development in Hyderabad joins in the Global World Habitat Day celebrations by organizing a workshop and an exhibition displaying photo-documentation of large scale tree-felling happening in and around the city of Hyderabad for the purposes of road widening and construction of inter-city highways. The objective is to highlight... Read more
The Krityanand Unesco Club, an NGO situated in Jamshedpur, will celebrate World Habitat Day at its premises, focusing on the theme Cities and Climate Change. The main activities will include a conference on the theme "Ensure our Natural Environment and save our Cities and Climate Change" drawing participation from members and researchers of the Krityanand Unesco Club. On 4 October, a field visit... Read more
Prayasam, a non-profit organization in India celebrates World Habitat Day every year. This year the organization will involve their slum youth group to observe the Day in Kolkate. Activities involve children creating colorful hand-drawn map of their community using innovative technology.