All posts tagged "Basic Services"

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    Too Pressed To Wait – Jane Weru, Executive Director Akiba Mashinani Trust

    Jane Weru, Executive Director of Akiba Mashinani Trust, in her lecture “Too Pressed To Wait” discusses the water and sanitation hygiene systems in informal settlements in Nairobi, and how they are causing a strain on both the...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Habitat Global Activties 2015
    UN-Habitat Global Country Activities Report: 2015 – Increasing Synergy for Greater National Ownership

    The UN-Habitat Global Activities Report formally the Operational Activities Report is an historical progress report to the Governing Council that takes into account the development made in addressing the UN-Habitat’s project portfolio at the national, regional and...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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    Government of Japan gives USD 51 million for UN-Habitat executed projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa

    Nairobi, 27 March 2015—With the contribution of USD50.93 million from the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat will implement projects in Asia, Arab States and Africa. The projects set to benefit from the generous contribution are in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat and Thailand WASH project kicks off
    UN-Habitat and Thailand WASH project kicks off

    Kisumu and Kakamega, Kenya 11 March 2015 – UN-Habitat in partnership with the Royal Kingdom of Thailand together with the County Governments of Kakamega and Kisumu last month launched the Thailand and UN-Habitat partnership for WASH in schools...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat reaches out to Lamu County of Kenya1
    UN-Habitat reaches out to Lamu County of Kenya

    Nairobi 4 March 2015 – UN-Habitat last week hosted a consultative meeting in Gigiri with officials from Lamu County Government. The aim of the meeting was to explore possible areas of collaboration to support the county government in...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    “Pro-poor solid waste management” – Marijk Huysman, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

    Marijk Huysman bases her lecture on the importance of accessible and effective urban waste collection services for public health, environmental conditions, productivity and aesthetics of cities. Yet evidence shows that waste services are often failing poor people....

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • Kibera Evaluation Report FINAL-1
    Kibera: Integrated Water Sanitation and Waste Management Project

    This book documents the processes, challenges and related successes of a pilot project on slum upgrading in Soweto East villages of Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi. As a post project intervention assessment report, it focuses on distilling lessons learnt...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Frameworks

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Finance

    REALISING THE HUMAN RIGHTS TO WATER AND SANITATION: A HANDBOOK BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR CATARINA DE ALBUQUERQUE Financing, budgeting and budget tracking for the realisation of the human rights to water and sanitation

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Services

    REALISING THE HUMAN RIGHTS TO WATER AND SANITATION: A HANDBOOK BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR CATARINA DE ALBUQUERQUE Planning processes, service providers, service levels and settlements

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Book5_Monitoring
    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Monitoring

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Monitoring compliance with the human rights to...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Justice

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Access to justice for violations of the...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Principles

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Principles

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Sources

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook.Glossary, bibliography and index.

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

    This issue guide focuses attention on urban basic services in order to illuminate the effects of gender on equality of access and inclusion in the areas of urban energy, urban transport and water and sanitation. This issue...

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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  • UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 - Nepal
    UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Nepal

    UN-HABITAT had been present in Nepal intermittently since the late 1980s engaging in a number of technical assistance programmes in the field of human settlements development.

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Your Choice Booklet-1
    Your Choice Booklet

    Every day we all make choices to improve our lives. And that applies anywhere in the world. So how we do it here in Southern Sudan is important.

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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  • Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile
    Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile

    The report provides us with an in-depth analysis of the various dimensions of housing and highlights some constraints that require the attention of public policy.

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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    South Sudan joins UN-Habitat / Coca-Cola water partnership

    Nairobi 9 May 2014—The partnership between UN-Habitat and The Coca-Cola company which seeks to promote water sustainability in selected countries around the world has been expanded to twelve after South Sudan signed up as a member of...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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