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Reminding the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat
The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. This year, World Habitat Day will be celebrated on 3 October 2011 and the Global Celebration will be hosted by the Government of Mexico. The idea is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and the basic right of all, to adequate shelter. It is also intended to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat.
World Habitat Awards 2013 finalists show people-centred housing in action
[News] Posted by Mariana Gallo on 17 May 2013
A true cross-section of good practice in housing can be found in the 2013 World Habitat Award finalists, announced today (17 May 2013).
The ten finalists for the Awards, funded and co-ordinated each year by...
A New Kind of Private-Public Partnership for Housing in Sierra Leone -
[Discussion] Posted by Steven Rogers on 14 Apr 2013
International Housing Finance Program
[Event] Posted by Marja HoekSmit1 on 9 Apr 2013
IMPROVING AND EXPANDING HOUSING FINANCE SYSTEMS
June 3-13, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USA
The need for...
Increasing Transparency and Accountability in Municipal Public Procurement through Citizen Engagement
[Document] Posted by Kazi Haque on 9 Apr 2013
Public procurement is a major area of public expenditure that is highly vulnerable to corruption. OECD Global Forum on Governance 2004 concluded that lack of transparency and accountability is a major stumbling block...
Urban Planning Consultant (Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Evaluation)
[Job] Posted by Rica Terbeck on 10 Mar 2013
UNRWAis a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million...