Fédération internationale pour l'habitation, l'urbanisme et l'aménagement des territoires (FIHUAT) Federación Internacional de Vivienda y Urbanismo (FIVU) Internationaler Verband für Wohnungswesen, Städtebau und Raumordnung (IVWSR)
Main address: SG: Derek Martin, Binckhorstlaan 36, M04-03, NL-2516 BE, The Hague, Netherlands, Tel: (31 70) 324 45 57, Fax: (31 70) 328 20 85, E-mail:
d.martin (at) ifhp.org
, E-mail (2):
info (at) ifhp.org
Copenhagen Office: Faestningens Materialgaard, Frederiksholms Kanal 30 st, DK-1220 K, Copenhagen, Denmark, Tel: (45) 3288 5205
Representatives: UNESCO: F Parfait, Immeuble Evolution, 18/26 rue Goubet, F-75959 CEDEX 19, Paris, France
Representatives: UN Geneva-Council of Europe: R Lafont, Immeuble Evolution, 18/26 rue Goubet, F-75959 CEDEX 19, Paris, France
Representatives: UN Nairobi: Don Okpala, PO Box 30030, Nairobi, Kenya
Representatives: UN New York: David Mammen, 411 Lafayette Street, Suite 303, 10003, New York NY, United States of America
Improve general knowledge in housing,
urban and regional planning, environment and related fields; improve housing and planning practice worldwide; provide members with easy access to internationally available sources of knowledge in these fields and with opportunities to meet colleagues on an international level and to establish contacts by correspondence.
United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
(Special); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) * (Consultative Status); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) * ; Council of Europe (CE) * (Participatory Status): working with these organizations on human settlement questions. *
Organizes: annual worldwide congress; specialized international conferences and seminars; study tours; summer schools; biennial international competition for students; biennial international film and video competitions. Working Parties on: housing; multifunctional and intensive land use; urban land policy; urban public space; conservation strategies; new urban format; mobile society; tourism and urban development.
Publications IFHP Newsletter (4 a year); IFHP Directory of Members (annual); Latest Developments in the Field (annual) - report of IFPH Bureau. Dictionary on Housing and Planning - in English, French, German. Congress and seminar reports; special publications of Working Parties; reports on international student competitions.
Corporate: local, regional and national authorities; firms, companies, corporations and societies; national associations of professionals, firms or other bodies; universities and their departments, faculties, research institutes and libraries; international non-governmental organizations; all engaged in housing, planning, urban development, environment or related fields. Individual: persons professionally or voluntarily engaged in housing, planning, urban development, environment or related fields. Members in 59 countries and territories:
• Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan.
• Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico
, United States of America, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of). *
• Bangladesh, China, India, Iran - Islamic Republic of, Israel, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia.
• Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo
, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia-Montenegro * , Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ukraine. *