HABITAT

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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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Chairman Abdullah Al-Matouq meets with the director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Zena Ahmad KUWAIT, Oct 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) is eager to build a closer rapport with international bodies in efforts to better serve humanity, its chairman Abdullah Al-Matouq said on Monday.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - Iraq has confirmed its readiness to cooperate with the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat).
Ambassador Clos will start serving as the executive director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (HABITAT) soon.
Anna Tibajuka, former Minister of Land, Housing and Human Settlements of the Republic of Tanzania, and former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and former Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), was the recipient of the previous version of the Award in 2016.

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