When is "World Havitat Day"?
World Habitat Day is observed every year on the first Monday of October throughout the world.
What is this holiday?
" It was officially designated by the United Nations and first celebrated in 1986. The purpose of the day is to reflect on the state of our cities and towns and the basic human right to adequate shelter. It also aims to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the habitat of future generations."
Habitat Scroll of Honour
"Habitat Scroll of Honour awards have been given out by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHSP) since 1989. The award acknowledges initiatives that make remarkable contributions to fields related to human habitats."
"The United Nations chose the theme Planning our urban future for the 2009 World Habitat Day which will be held in Washington, D.C.."
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