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[ Event ] Posted on Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:54
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."
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 17:45
Nigeria been a signatory to child's rights law to ensure that the best interest of a child to be of paramount consideration in all actions, with Rivers State of Nigeria under the leadership of His Excellency; Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi witnessed another remarkable event yesterday 28.09.2011 as Rt. Hon. Jaja was decorated as the speaker of the house (children parliament) yesterday under the child's... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 15:40
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
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 15:07
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
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 14:56
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
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 14:42
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
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 14:24
World Habitat Day is coming up in just 4 days! Here is important information for all pre-registered participants In order to reinforce organization and security measures, we propose the following recommendations and inform you about the final programme for the event: 1. For more information on the event, you can check the following websites: www.unhabitat.org and http://www.aguascalientes.gob.mx/... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:52
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
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:30
"There has been a long-standing thread of recognition that the way people live their lives is directly linked to the designed environments in which they live," writes Dan Lockton, reflecting back on his research. Lockton gives a detailed overview of research on how the design of a built environment affects, or even controls, the behavior of those who participate in it. Being summarized from his... Read more
[ Partner ] Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 19:52
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