All posts tagged "Planning & Design"

  • 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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  • KMP
    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.

    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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  • Planning Sustainable Cities UN-HABITAT Practices and Perspectives
    Planning Sustainable Cities: UN-HABITAT Practices and Perspectives

    UN-HABITAT has played a central and very active role in the recent debate on the future of urban planning. For years planning was considered an inefficient tool, unable to address development effectively. However renewed attention to urban...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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    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.

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Development of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning
    Development of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning

     Different types and approaches of urban and territorial planning exist and have been tested worldwide without simple and universally agreed principles to guide decision makers towards sustainable development. The International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP)...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • UNEP and UN-Habitat Greener Cities Partnership
    UNEP and UN-Habitat Greener Cities Partnership

    For over two decades, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)) have worked together to advocate for and promote environmental sustainability in urban development  The Greener Cities Partnership is envisaged...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • A New Strategy of Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning
    A New Strategy of Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning: Five principles – Urban Planning Discussion Note 3

    UN-Habitat supports countries to develop urban planning methods and systems to address current urbanization challenges such as population growth, urban sprawl, poverty, inequality, pollution, congestion, as well as urban biodiversity, urban mobility and energy. The proposed approach...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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    Experts convene on urban safety indicators

    Barcelona, 21 May 2014: Fifty-five international experts on urban development and security gathered in Barcelona for a two-day meeting on the Urban Safety Monitor; a new initiative that promotes the use of indicators for evidence-based policy and...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Expert Group meetings Madrid
    Experts gather in Spain to promote national urban policies

    Madrid, 12 May 2014: In collaboration with Barcelona City Council, UN-Habitat recently organized two Experts Group Meetings in Madrid and Barcelona on National Urban Policies and on Sustainable Urban Mobility, respectively. The meetings were held under the...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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    Planning & Design

    Rapid urbanization in the developing world and current car-centred cities are bringing about many challenges in the spatial distribution of people and resources. Learn more about how smart urban planning and design can enhance our cities.

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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