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



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


  • World Habitat Day 2021
    Mon, 04 Oct
    Virtual Celebration on WHD by MoHUA_India
    04-Oct-2021, 9:30 am
    Virtual Celebration on WHD by MoHUA_India
    Virtual Celebration on World Habitat Day 2021 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
  • Policy Talk - Internal Migration in India: Integrating Migration with Development and Urbanization Policies
    29-Jun-2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm IST
    KNOMAD and Migration and Remittances Unit of the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice in collaboration with the International Institute of Migration and Development, India and International Institute of Population Sciences, India
  • World Cities Day 2020
    Sat, 31 Oct
    Location is TBD
    31-Oct-2020, 10:00 am
    Location is TBD
    Focused on general theme is Better City, Better Life!!!