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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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Concluding his message, HRH Premier praised the humanitarian mission of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in supporting the efforts of states and societies in the field of urban development.
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).
This emergency grant aid consists of three components and will be implemented through three international organizations Food Security (US$ 2.9 million), World Food Programme (WFP), Shelters and non-food items (US$ 1.0 million) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Water and sanitation (US$ 0.8 million): the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT).
In a message addressed to the sixth World Urban Forum being held in Naples, Italy, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa pointed out that the Khalifa Bin Salman Award for Human Settlements demonstrated the importance the kingdom accorded to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme to improve its performance and implement its vision related to Millennium Development Goals.
| 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.
Published by Earthscan in the UK and US for and on behalf of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), based in Nairobi, Kenya, this set comprises four volumes developed as a training tool to help municipalities operate fairly and efficiently.
HRH the Prime Minister will also meet Anna Tibajuka, Under-Secretary-General and former Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), winner of the 2016 Sustainable Development Award and the Gutenberg Environmental Prize, known as the Nobel Prize for the Environment.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will organize launching ceremony of the Willingness to Pay (WTP) survey here on April 28.
The two-day event is organised by the ministry in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).
The Housing Minister reiterated congratulations to Anna Tibaijuka on receiving Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development in tribute to her pioneering efforts to promote practices of countries towards achieving the development goals through the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. He also praised the role of the award which, he said, reflects keenness of HRH the Premier to enhance competitiveness to achieve the best in sustainable development.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Muslim Hands International (MHI), in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and funding from Government of Japan, jointly held the Project Completion Ceremony for the Water and Shelter, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) support for the Temporarily Dislocated People (TDPs) from North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.

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