World Habitat Day ― Date, History, and Details

World Habitat Day

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History of World Habitat Day and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

World Habitat Day is an annual United Nations day that celebrates the role of human settlements in sustainable development and highlights the need for action to ensure adequate housing for all. It also raises awareness of the issues facing our cities and towns, and calls for concerted efforts to improve their livability. The day was first established in 1985 by the UN General Assembly, and is celebrated each year on the first Monday of October.