Oct. 2nd – World Habitat Day
The theme for World Habitat Day October 2, 2017 is Housing Policies: Affordable Homes.
World Habitat Day is observed every year on the first Monday of October throughout the world. It was officially designated by the United Nations and first celebrated in 1986. The purpose of the day is to reflect on the state of our cities and towns and the basic human right to adequate shelter. It also aims to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the habitat of future generations.