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[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:31
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
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 01:15
Closing date: 1st November 2011 The World Habitat Awards recognise innovative and sustainable initiatives in the field of housing and human settlements. In addition to international recognition, winners will receive an award of £10,000, presented at the annual United Nations global observance of World Habitat Day. The deadline for submitting entries to the 2012 World Habitat Awards is 1st... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:50
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
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:48
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.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:46
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.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:44
The Housing and Development Board, one of the 2010 Scroll of Honour winners spread knowledge and awareness on World Habitat Day to their staff and partners via posters and a video footage on the Day and its important theme, Cities and Climate Change.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:42
The African Youth Unite for Change raised awareness and celebrated World Habitat Day through entertainment and sports activities. Proceeds will go to upgrading and extending basic services for poor communities. Sensitization programmes through press articles, radio discussions and panel programmes with policy makers, government officials, academics, journalists, professionals, and community... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:40
Angels Rwanda, a cultural organization based in Rwanda which engages in sensitization on climate change with messages through music, launched a campaign involving the youth on the theme of Climate Change. Activities included a concert with songs on the topic of the Day, and a debate with youth coming from three districts of Kigali and guests from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi.
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:37
The Municipality of Lima has planned several promotion and awareness raising activities as it joined efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change in our cities. The events will run through the month of October
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 18:35
The Revival of Heritage (Roh) Youth Network, a youth lead organization working to develop, inform, inspire and mobilize young people through leadership training, peer education, awareness raising, skill building, policy and advocacy plans youth led World Habitat Day activities. The activities and campaigns were held in Lahore.

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