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HABITAT

Formally called the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. An organization within the United Nations that aims to provide housing. HABITAT seeks to encourage sustainable cities and towns because of increasing urbanization worldwide. It was established in 1978 and is based in Nairobi.
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The UN-HABITAT is the United Nations agency for human settlements.
ARCADIS will also become a main sponsor of the World Urban Campaign, an initiative from UN-HABITAT designed to raise public awareness and to address the social, economic and environmental challenges of urbanization.
Since November 2006, UN-HABITAT in Lebanon was able to secure some 3 million euros from several donors, mainly from ECHO and the governments of the Netherlands, Cyprus and Finland
The UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements.
UN-HABITAT is a UN body mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
Al Ayam HRH the Premier receives UN-HABITAT Executive Director His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister received today the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) Executive Director Dr.
ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2012 (Balochistan Times): UN-HABITAT launched a tree plantation campaign in the communities affected by the floods of 2010 and 2011 in 400 villages with 200,000 trees from January 15 to February 29.