Scroll of Honour – Call for Nominations

UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.

The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award was launched in 1989 and is one of the most prestigious human settlements award in the world. It aims to acknowledge initiatives which have made outstanding contributions in the field of human settlements, provision of housing, highlighting the plight of people living in poverty or who have been displaced, developing and improving human settlements and the quality of urban life to leave no one behind echoing the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 with emphasis on Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

The award, a plaque engraved with the name of the winner, will be presented during the Global Observance of World Habitat Day on 1 October 2018.

The deadline for submitting entries for the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award for this year is 28 August 2018.

Download the PDF version of the outlined Guidelines for the 2018 UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award nomination.

UN-Habitat is looking forward to receiving your nominations for the 2018 UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award.

Please note that all details with attachments in line with the guidelines for nominations are to be submitted online, or by email to, not later than 28 August 2018.

Source: UN-Habitat

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Deadline/closing date: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018