Habitat, Land, Housing

22-23 September 2014
World Conference on Indigenous People >>

31 August - 5 September 2014
World Water Week 2014 >>

10 July 2014

UN DESA's Population Division releases the latest urbanization trends >>

27-29 May 2014

UN ECOSOC Integration Segment 'Sustainable Urbanization' >>

12 May 2014

13th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues >>

8 May 2014

WHO and UNICEF published 'Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation' >>  showing that inequalities in access to improved drinking water and sanitation facilities still persist around the world.

7-11 April 2014
47th session >> of the Commission on Population and Development

5-11 April 2014

World Urban Forum 'Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life' >>

31 March 2014

OCHA report 'Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow: Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crisis' >>

20-21 March 2014

World Water Day event >> in Tokyo (related World Water Development Report 2014 >>)

5 March 2014

'Rethinking urbanization in the 21st century' >>


5-6 December 2013

Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Water Cooperation >>

1-6 September 2013

World Water Week >> in Stockholm

7-8 November 2013

2nd Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative >>

2 September 2013

The OECD released 'Water Security for Better Lives' >>

20-21 August 2013
High-level International Conference on Water Cooperation >>

21 May 2013

The World Bank >> launched US$ 40 Million Phase II of its Water Partnership Program.

18 April 2013
The State of the Women in Cities report 2012/13 >>

6 March 2013
The UN independent expert Raquel Rolnik urged >> the World Bank to turn more attention to the right to housing.

22 March 2012
This year's World Water Day (22 March) is on Water and Food Security. The UN Water website >> contains information about the day.

8 March 2012
This year's International Women's Day (8 March) is under the topic of 'Empower Rural Women - End Hunger and Poverty'. The UN Website on International Women's Day >> contains information about the topic and events on the day. Further contributions can be found at the ILO's website on the Women's Day >>.

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