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The World Habitat Day 2017 First Monday of October observed globally on 2nd Oct

 

 

The World Habitat observed on 2nd October globally with theme Housing Policies: Affordable Homes. the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day. 

The World Habitat Day was celebrated across the wold On 2nd October 2017 with theme Housing Policies: Affordable Homes. United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year. 

The day is celebrated to reflect on the state of the world’s towns and cities and to emphasize the basic right of all to receive adequate shelter.

In 1985 the United Nations was designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day.

World Habitat Day was first celebrated in 1986. The declaration is intended to remind the world of its power and responsibility to shape the future of all cities and towns.

In 1989 The United Nations Human Settlements Programme was launched the ‘United Nation-Habitat Scroll of Honor award’.

It is the most prestigious human settlements award in the world and him winners of the award are honored on the occasion of the day.


 

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