All posts tagged "Asia-Pacific"
Japan and UN-Habitat to provide shelter support in Nepal before and during monsoon
Kathmandu, 13 May 2015 – In the wake of the earthquake that took place on 25 April in Nepal, the Government of Japan has decided to support UN-Habitat’s humanitarian response for shelter provisions prior and during the...
- Posted May 13, 2015
Knowing Kabul. A potential powerhouse of social and economic development
This paper examines the specific urban development challenges and opportunities facing the city of Kabul. It first presents the main findings from the State of Afghan Cities 2014/15 Programme land use and housing analysis. It shows the...
- Posted May 11, 2015
Inclusive Cities. Toward gender equality, youth empowerment, and non-discrimination.
This paper examines the situation in Afghan cities for: (i) women and girls (ii) returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) (iii) youth (iv) ethnic minorities Common to all is their heightened socio-economic marginalisation and vulnerability, exclusion from...
- Posted April 13, 2015