United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

“The Global Nirmithi Net (GNN) is a fraternity of institutions and Individuals working for the realization of a ‘better world through better habitat’. Established in Istanbul during Habitat II by a group of “Global Best Practices”, GNN works for cost-effective and environment-friendly habitat development through a network of Building Centres. The Building Center movement in India was selected by UNCHS as a Global Best Practice in 1996. GNN, the global manifestation of the Building Center initiative, is the recipient of the Bremen Partnership Award, Germany and the Urban Green Management Excellence Award, Singapore.”

The Best Practices Newsletter, December 2001 – January 2002 Edition