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[News] Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Urbanization is increasing, placing pressure on resources and infrastructure like never before. There’s no stemming the tide, so city leaders need to build resilience in order to cope. Work on a new International Standard for urban resilience... Read more
National Land and Housing Organization, Iran has organized a day-long seminar to celebrate World Habitat Day. Participants of the seminar will comprise of a group of students, citizens and national experts. The Day will be celebrated under the theme of "Spontaneous Settlements Regularization: Citizen-Oriented and Sustainable."
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... 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