United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
October 5: World Habitat Day
Published: October 5, 2020
Every year, the World Habitat Day is celebrated on October 5. The day is celebrated to remind the people that they have all power and responsibility to shape the future of towns and cities. The first Monday of every year is being celebrated as World Habitat Day. This was designated by the United Nations. The ..
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Published: May 28, 2019
The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly has started at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi, Kenya on May 27, 2019. In it, India has been elected to the Executive Board of the UN-Habitat Assembly. The special theme for 2019 Assembly is ‘Innovation for a better quality of life in cities and communities’ with the ..
Topics: Habitat II • Habitat III • Human migration • Organizations • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations • United Nations conferences • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Human Settlements Programme • Urban geography • Urbanization
2018 World Habitat Day (WHD)
Published: October 4, 2018
The World Habitat Day (WHD) is observed every year on first Monday in October across the world to raise awareness about need for affordable housing for all in urban areas, cities and towns. The purpose of day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all ..
The 2017 World Habitat Day (WHD) observed on 2 October
Published: October 3, 2017
The 2017 World Habitat Day (WHD) is observed on October 2 with theme “Housing Policies: Affordable Homes” to bring attention to UN-Habitat’s mandate to promote sustainable development policies that ensure adequate shelter for all. The purpose of day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of ..
Topics: Affordable housing • Human geography • Human settlement • Organizations • United Nations • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Human Settlements Programme • Urban geography • World Habitat Day