News:World Habitat Day will be celebrated throughout the world on October 7, 2019.
About World Habitat Day:
- The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day.
- The theme for World Habitat Day 2019 is “Frontier Technologies as an Innovative Tool to Transform Waste to Wealth”.
- The focus of this year’s theme to promote the contribution of innovative technologies to sustainable waste management to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 11.
- Sustainable Development Goal 11 aims to make cities more inclusive, safe,resilient and sustainable.
- The event also focuses on the state of human settlements and people’s right to sufficient shelter.
- It also aims to remind people that they are responsible for the habitat of future generations.
- The Frontier technologies include robotics, automation, renewable energy technologies, Artificial Intelligence among others.
- These types of technologies offer potential for cheaper, faster, scalable and easy to use solutions for everyday problems.