All posts tagged "World Habitat Day"

  • Brief Report on World habitat Day 2016 – Malaysia

    2016 World Habitat Day Celebration was celebrated officially on 3rd and 4 th of December 2016 at Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was celebrated under the Karnival KPKT 2016 which was organized by Ministry of Urban...

    • Posted March 30, 2017
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  • Myanmar celebrates World Habitat Day

    Yangon 5 October 2016– Myanmar celebrated this year’s World Habitat Day, with the government reaffirming its commitment to make affordable housing a priority. UN Habitat representatives joined members of communities from a slum area in Hlaing Tharyar...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Putting housing at the centre this World Habitat Day

    Njamena, 3 October 2016 – As the world celebrates World Habitat Day, UN-Habitat’s Executive Director, Joan Clos, has called on the development community to put housing at the centre of the urban policy – both metaphorically, and...

    • Posted October 4, 2016
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  • World Habitat Day 2007 – A safe city is just a city

    One of the most significant causes of fear and insecurity in many cities today is crime and violence. Between 1990 and 2000, incidents of violent crime per 100,000 persons increased from 6 to 8.8. Recent studies show...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Call for action for slum dwellers as World Habitat Day is marked globally

    Nairobi, 6 October 2014—Celebrations marking this year’s World Habitat Day took places in various places across the globe with calls for urgent action to address the plight of those living in slums. In Nairobi, UN-Habitat staff members...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • ‘Give Slum Dwellers a Voice’, Secretary-General says in Message for World Habitat Day

    New York, 6 October 2014. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on World Habitat Day, to be observed on 6 October: Over the past decade, efforts under the Millennium Development Goals have cut the proportion of people living in...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • World Habitat Day 2014 Message of the UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos

    Monday, 6 October 2014 Every year on the first Monday of October we reflect on the state of our human settlements and what we want the cities of our future to look like. This year, the United...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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