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Presentation of the World Habitat Awards, 1998

Publication Date :: 1998

A commemorative booklet of the global celebrations of World Habitat Day 1998 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Bangladesh and Australia.

The global celebration of World Habitat Day 1998 took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the theme for the day was Safer Cities. The commemorative report includes:

  • World Habitat Day Message from Mr Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations.
  • Safer Cities – Dr Klaus Töpfer, Under Secretary-General, United Nations and Acting Executive Director, United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (HABITAT).
  • A summary of the 1998 World Habitat Award winning projects: the Grameen Bank Low-Cost Housing Programme in Bangladesh and the Wintringham Port Melbourne Hostel in Melbourne, Australia


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Author:: Diane Diacon, BSHF (Ed.)