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Mon, 03 Oct


New Delhi

World Habitat Day 2022

World Habitat Day 2022 is being celebrated at Vigyan Bhawan by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

World Habitat Day 2022
World Habitat Day 2022

Time & Location

03 Oct 2022, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

New Delhi, Maulana Azad Rd, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India

About the Event

World Habitat Day is held on the first Monday of October and launches Urban October every year. The day centres around the global observance, which is held in a different country each year with keynote speakers and roundtable discussions focused on a specific theme. World Habitat Day was first celebrated in 1986 in Nairobi, Kenya, with the theme ‘Shelter is my right’.

In 2022, the World Habitat Day, under the theme Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind, will look at the problem of growing inequality and challenges in cities and human settlements. Attention will be drawan to growing inequalities and vulnerabilities that have been exacerbated by the triple ‘C’ crises – COVID-19, climate and conflict.

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