World Habitat Day 2024: Theme, History and Significance of Habitat Day

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World Habitat Day 2024: The day, observed on the first Monday of October each year, supports the mission of UN-Habitat towards bringing about transformative change in cities and human settlements.

How did Habitat Day start? (history)

World Habitat Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday of October since 1986. It started in December 1985 with the resolution 40/202 by the United Nations General Assembly.

World Habitat Day 2024: objective

Its main objective is to highlight the need for affordable, safe, affordable, and decent shelters for common people around the world.

Importance of Housing

According to a survey, around 100 million people are homeless worldwide. If this is not done, then in the coming time the number of slum dwellers in the world will increase.

This year the theme of 2024

Every year Habitat Day is celebrated with a theme. This year the theme of 2024 is “Engaging youth to create a better urban future.”

World Habitat Day Theme list

2023 ” Better City, Better Life .
2020“Housing for All: A Better Urban Future”
2019“Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth”
2018“Municipal Solid Waste Management”
2017“Housing at the Centre”
2016“Housing at the Centre – Protecting the Right to Adequate Housing”
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World Habitat Day quotes message

We all should pledge to plant trees and make our Mother Earth greener and ensure an eco-friendly environment.- Happy Habitat Day.

Let us work towards a better world. Happy Habitat Day.

This year the event/observation is being held in the Indonesian city of Surabaya.

This day is celebrated in many countries

This day is celebrated in many countries around the world including Pakistan, Japan, Germany, Russia Hungary, USA, Brazil, UAE, China, Italy, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Kenya, etc.

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