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October 31: World Cities Day

The World Cities Day (WCD) is being celebrated by the United Nations to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization. It also intends to address the challenges of urbanization and to contribute to sustainable urban development around the world. It was established in 2013. The general theme of WCD is Better City, Better Life. ..

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India Elected To Executive Board of First UN-Habitat Assembly

India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly which is being held at Nairobi. The theme for the UN-Habitat Assembly is “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities”. UN-Habitat Assembly The UN-Habitat Assembly is scheduled to review and approve the UN-Habitat Strategic Plan 2020-2025 and review the ..

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India elected to Executive Board of 1st UN-Habitat Assembly

India has been elected to the Executive Board of first United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Assembly. Key Highlights The India’s election was made at the ongoing Plenary Session of Assembly which is being held at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi, Kenya. Schedule: The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly will be held from ..

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Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress 2019

The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2019 Congress is being organised by International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation in New Delhi. The congress will offer cities & regions from Asia-Pacific a variety of innovative solutions that build resilience to climate change at the sub-national level. The congress will host ..

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British airways misses its path

A British aiways began its journey from London to Germany. It took off in the wrong direction and landed in Scotland. The diversion was an accident as the paperwork for the flight was filed incorrectly. Passengers realised that they were at the wrong destination after the welcome announcement was made welcoming them to Edinburgh. The ..

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