Nairobi, 17th September, 2018. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) announced today that the National Action Plan for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Cuba 2017-2036 by the Institute of Physical Planning, was selected to receive the 2018 UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award.
For this prize, UN-Habitat takes into account outstanding contributions towards human settlements development by individuals, organizations and successful projects. In this regards, the National Action Plan of Cuba was recognized to receive the award for its development of a road map to integrate the principles of the New Urban Agenda in the formulation and implementation of territorial policies.
The Awards Ceremony for the 2018 UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour winners will take place during the Global Observance of World Habitat Day, in Nairobi, Kenya on 1 October 2018 at the United Nations Offices in Gigiri. The celebration will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Kenya and UN-Habitat.