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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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He also paid tribute to the UN assistant secretary-general, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme executive director and all staff of the forum's secretariat, for their efforts to support urban development issues and to put them in global spotlight.
By Mahdi Al-Nemr (with photos) NAPLES, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) held here late Sunday a dinner banquet in honor of Kuwait's Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who is partaking in the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum here.
Rehabilitated by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) with financial support from the European Union, the project will help raise the standard of living for vulnerable newcomers and removing the inherent problems of displacement.
NEW YORK, Feb 9, 2011 (TUR) -- The mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, met with United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) Executive Director Joan Clos as part of his visit to New York as the president of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).
He was commenting on the State of Pakistan Cities Report, being compiled by the Ministry in collaboration with the Australian High Commission and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
Peshawar -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in close collaboration with Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (APDC) and Community Resilience Initiative will work together to support the Government.
The World Habitat Day is an opportunity to remind the world of the main goal of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities to provide adequate shelter for all," he said.
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme Regional Office for Arab Cities (UN-HABITAT Kuwait Office) and a number of other UN bodies and programs organized a workshop on "Advancing Disaster Risk Reduction and Urban Strategy in Gulf States" in Kuwait from 13 to 16 June 2011.
The two-day event is organised by the ministry in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).
Financier : UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT),UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR PROJECT SERVICES (UNOPS),

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