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World Habitat Day 2011
The World Habitat Awards were presented on Monday 3rd October at the UN-HABITAT global observance of World Habitat Day in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Winning projects

The two recipients of this year's World Habitat Award are:

World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to adequate shelter for all. The theme of this year’s World Habitat Day was ‘Cities and Climate Change'. To find out more about this year's celebrations, please click here.

World Habitat Day 2011 also marks twenty-five years since the presentation of the first World Habitat Awards in 1986. To mark this occasion, BSHF has produced a commemorative publication celebrating the inspiring work carried out by all the winners and finalists over the years ... more 

News and Events

South-South co-operation report launched

Report published: FUCVAM model of mutual aid housing cooperatives

BSHF's new Director shares his thoughts

In housing there are things that make your heart leap and others that make you want to weep. In my first two months as BSHF’s new Director I have seen both.

Financing opportunities for energy efficiency...

Report published highlighting the discussions and outcomes from a workshop and study visit held in Spain......