All posts tagged "Planning & Design"

  • Governing Council approves International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning2
    Governing Council approves International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning

    Nairobi, Kenya, 30 April 2015 – France, Japan, South Africa and Uganda co-sponsored the Resolution 25/6 of UN-Habitat Governing Council that approved the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning . The Resolution calls upon ‘international financial institutions,...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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  • View of Lower Manhattan at sunset, from Jersey City, New Jersey. CC BY-SA 3.0
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    UN-Habitat and UN-Women host event on Public Space

    New York, 24 March 2014– During the 59th session on the Commission for the Status of Women, the Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat Ms. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira and the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Lakshmi Puri...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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    Kick-off workshop on Rapid Planning in Danang City

    Danang, Vietnam 12 March 2015 –UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Danang Institute for Social Economic Development this week organized a workshop to launch rapid planning in the city and which brought together national and foreign experts. According...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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    Planning matters for the future of Palestine, international experts declare

    Jerusalem, 20 February 2015 – An integrated approach to planning, across the whole of the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), is urgently needed to support the sustainable development of Palestine, an international group of planning experts have said....

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Analysis of city extensions FINAL-LowRes-1
    Planned City Extensions: Analysis of Historical Examples

    Developing countries are urbanizing at an incredibly fast pace and, in many cases, with unplanned settlements that pose enormous challenges. Growing cities need to define the urban planning frameworks that will guide the construction of new neighbourhoods...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    UN-Habitat Executive Director concludes Official Mission to Sudan

    Khartoum, 22 January 2015 – UN-Habitat, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Environment, Forestries and Urbanisation of Sudan which outlines their commitment to work together on sustainable urban...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Vietnam rolls out City Development Strategies
    Vietnam rolls out City Development Strategies

    HA NOI, 14 January 2015 — Tam Ky and Quy Nhon will be the first cities included in the Viet Nam City Development Strategies Project (CDS), officials announced on Tuesday. The CDS project aims to create city-development...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Celebrating a decade of Making Better Cities Together in Kosovo1
    Celebrating a decade of Making Better Cities Together in Kosovo

    Pristina, 6 January 2015 – The Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) Team and Partners recently celebrated a ‘Decade of Making Better Cities Together’ in Kosovo. The MuSPP is implemented by UN-Habitat and financed by the Swedish...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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    UN-Habitat continues support to the Kenya Municipal Programme (Phase 2)

    UN-Habitat is collaborating with the Kenya Municipal Program (KMP) in capacity building for Participatory Urban Planning in the country. Following a successful launch of the programme in August for cluster III (Machakos, Thika, Embu) and IV (Naivasha, Nakuru,...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • International
    Lignes Directrices Internationales Sur la Planification Urbaine et Territoriale

    Différents types et approches de planification urbaine et territoriale existent et ont été testés à l’échelle planétaire sans toutefois disposer de principes simples et acceptés universellement qui pourraient guider les décideurs vers des trajectoires de développement urbain...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Architecture students receive technical input on designs from UN-Habitat

    Nairobi, 8 September 2014: Architecture students from Kenya received comments on their latest designs from a technical team at UN-Habitat. In the first of three parallel comprehensive design and construction studio courses in Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala,...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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    UN-Habitat convenes planning workshop in Kabul in response to rapid urban growth in Afghanistan

    Kabul, Afghanistan, 25 August 2014 – UN-Habitat held a two-day workshop in Kabul focused on urban planning as part of the Community-Based Municipal Support Programme (CBMSP). The workshop was attended by over 100 participants from the Ministry...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    UN-Habitat supports the Kenya Municipal Programme

    UN-Habitat is collaborating with the Kenya Municipal Program (KMP) in capacity building for Participatory Urban Planning in the country. The collaboration is targeted at towns in Cluster III (Machakos, Thika, Embu) and Cluster IV (Naivasha, Nakuru, Nyeri )...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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    UN-Habitat and partners hold workshop on public space and virtual design in Nigeria

    14 August 2014-– UN-Habitat and partners recently brought together architects, planners, women leaders, youth, students, and government representatives in Ondo and Kogi States of Nigeria for a workshop on public space as well as to learn developing...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design-1
    Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

    While many cities are hubs of economic growth, employment, and cultural life, urbanization has resulted in pronounced socioeconomic inequalities, exclusion, and segregation.

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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  • Structural Transformation in Ethiopia the urban dimension
    Structural Transformation in Ethiopia: the urban dimension

    Building ‘Economically Productive, Socially Inclusive, Environmentally Sustainable & Well Governed’ Cities in Ethiopia

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Streets-as-Tools-for-Urban-Transformation-in-Slums
    Streets as Tools for Urban Transformation in Slums.

    A Street-Led Approach to Citywide Slum Upgrading. Historically, governments have implemented slum upgrading projects and programmes of varying scale and scope.

    • Posted July 18, 2014
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    Planeamiento Urbano para Dirigentes Municipales

    Un Buen Planeamiento Urbano Transforma su Ciudad

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Urban Planning for City Leaders
    Urban Planning for City Leaders

    Urban Planning for City Leaders is a valuable source of information, inspiration and ideas on urban planning that is designed for city leaders and decision makers at a critical moment in human history. Predicted human population growth...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan
    Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan

    The publication will provide text and images on the Urban Development process and serve as a guide for designing new layouts or updating existing ones. The book will provide a compilation of different and updated Urban Planning...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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