UN-Habitat Current Affairs, GK & News

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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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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Houses built under Indian Housing Project handed over to Beneficiaries

Over 150 houses, built by India under the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka were handed over to beneficiaries. The houses were handed over in a special ceremony at Bridwell Estate in Bogawantalawa, Hatton. The ceremony was attended by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and  Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanks Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Indian ..

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World Economic Forum: Mumbai and Kota among World's most Crowded

World Economic Forum citing UN-Habitat data has named two Indian cities-Mumbai and Kota among the world’s most crowded cities. Dhaka has topped the list followed by India’s financial capital Mumbai. Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh has a population density of 44,500 people per square kilometre. Mumbai has a population density of 31,700 people per square kilometre. Another Indian city Kota in Rajasthan with 12,100 people ..

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India elected as President of UN-Habitat

India has been unanimously elected as the President of the UN-Habitat. UN-Habitat, an organ of the United Nations’ Organisation (UNO) reports to the United Nations General Assembly. UN-Habitat  promotes socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements across the world. India has been elected as the President of UN-Habitat after a gap of 10 years. This is only the third ..

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