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OUR THEMES

1. Urban Legislation, Land and Governance
2. Urban Planning and Design
3. Urban Economy
4. Urban Basic Services
5. Housing and Slum Upgrading
6. Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation
7. Research and Capacity Development

For A BETTER URBAN FUTURE

OUR MISSION

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations agency for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the First UN Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I) held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976. UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya. It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group.[2] The mandate of UN-Habitat derives from the Habitat Agenda, adopted by the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1996. The twin goals of the Habitat Agenda are adequate shelter for all and the development of sustainable human settlements in an urbanizing world

UPCOMING EVENTS

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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2019
Thousands of people dream of having their own business and even more so be a successful entrepreneur. But what does it take to achieve success in the business industry? One of the most successful entrepreneurs featured
World Habitat Day
Many students are cash-strapped, nowadays. Nevertheless, their purchasing power is very high. Research reveals that 20 million students in the US have a combined disposable income of $417 billion. Moreover, another
World Town Planning Day
When it comes to remodeling an office, one of the most important aspects is painting. Any shade of paint can change the complete look of a room as a color has an ability to change a drab and boring room into a stunning

GET IN TOUCH WITH US:

https://unhabitat.org/urban-themes/economy/
Email: unhabitat-info@un.org
Mr. Marco Kamiya
Head of Branch, Urban Economy and Finance
Marco.Kamiya@un.org