Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016.
In resolution 66/207 and in line with the bi-decennial cycle (1976,
1996 and 2016), the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene, the
Habitat III Conference to reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable
urbanization, to focus on the implementation of a New Urban Agenda,
building on the Habitat Agenda of Istanbul in 1996.