United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.

UN-Habitat contributes to the overall objective of the United Nations to reduce poverty and to promote sustainable development. Its partners range from governments and local authorities to a wide range of international non-governmental organizations and civil society groups.

For more information please visit the UN Habitat website.