7th Global Forum © Peter Götz
The Global Parliamentarians on Habitat meet regularly at regional and global forums that are organised jointly with the parliaments of the respective host countries. There they address issues associated with the sustainable development of human settlements and the improvement of housing conditions for the poor.
The First Global Forum of the GPH was held in 1996 in Istanbul as a parallel conference in support of the second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (HABITAT II).
Since the 1996 forum in Istanbul, global forums of the Global Parliamentarians on Habitat have been held in the following countries: