UN Habitat

Topic 1: Improving Living Conditions for Refugees of the Syrian Civil War

Topic 2: Enhancing Clean Water & Sanitation Access to Promote Public Health

Cholera, homelessness, and poverty: all of these traumatic outcomes sound like the result of a disaster.  Yet, in the case of Haiti, the disaster in case is not solely due to a devastating Providing equitable and sustainable housing is the primary goal of the UN Human Settlements Programme.  In the midst of international conflict, adequate housing needs extend.  In addition to the needs of those already in need of housing, refugees and internally displaced populations create an additional puzzle that UN Habitat committee members must solve. Providing housing is no easy task, and whether permanent or temporary, must be able to suit the needs of local populations.

Agata Bereznicka - Chair

Vice Chair: Marietta L.