The seminar will be held on Wednesday 31 January 2024 from 09:00 to 17:00 East Africa Time (EAT). The seminar will be looking at the governance structure of the Organisation and the role of Member States in overseeing and guiding the work of UN-Habitat including on the budgetary and resource mobilisation process. In addition, the seminar will be an opportunity for all delegations to UN-Habitat to further familiarize themselves with UN-Habitat‘s mandate, activities, current work programme and future priorities.

Background document for the retreat on Strategic Plan 2026-2029

Programme for Member States Induction Seminar and Retreat

History of the Mandate of UN-Habitat and Governance structure of UN-Habitat

Structure of the Organization and Geographical Presence

Elements of UN-Habitat Strategic Plan 2020-2025

Cycle of preparation of the annual work programme and budget

Budget and finance

Resource mobilisation for the Strategic Plan and the work programme

Normative and operational work and its impact

Communications and advocacy

Preparations for UN-Habitat‘s Strategic Plan 2026-2029