Safe, Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Cities

A new focus for UN-Habitat

Towards Building a Plan for Future Strategic Interventions

UN-Habitat strives to establish strategic partnerships with organizations that advocate for sustainable urbanization

Mind the Gap. Leave No One and No Place Behind

Message by the
Executive Director, UN-Habitat

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Message by the
Executive Director, UN-Habitat

Act Local to Go Global



SCIAP project in India is developed and being implemented by UNIDO and UN-Habitat, in partnerships with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) of the Government of India.

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To strengthen national governments and local urban institutions to center LNOB (inclusion, disability and safety) in national policies, and facilitate evidence-based localization of national policies and SDGs 11 & 6 in urban areas.


UN-Habitat HQ in collaboration with its country offices in Ethiopia and India is working in 6 target cities to support cities in assessing waste management status including two Indian coastal cities namely, Mangaluru and Thiruvananthapuram.





Started Operations in India

Projects Completed

Ongoing Projects

Upcoming Projects


  • Indian Urban Housing Conclave (IUHC)
    19 Oct, 9:00 am – 21 Oct, 3:30 pm
    Rajkot, Race Course, Sadar, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
    The #IndianUrbanHousingConclave, a 3-day event will comprise of various components. The event shall begin with the inauguration of #LightHouseProject Rajkot followed by announcement of winners of PMAY-U Awards 2021 and the large scale exhibition on Innovative Construction Technologies & Practices.
  • World Habitat Day 2022
    Mon, 03 Oct
    New Delhi
    03 Oct, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    New Delhi, Maulana Azad Rd, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India
    World Habitat Day 2022 is being celebrated at Vigyan Bhawan by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India