All posts tagged "Planning & Design"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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