All posts tagged "Urban Legislation Land & Governance"

  • Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police
    Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

    This publication is designed for national and local authorities, the police, and civil society organisations which contribute to urban safety development at the local level.

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Unpacking Metropolitan_1
    Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development Discussion paper published

    29 September 2015 – UN-Habitat and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) are happy to announce the release of the joint study “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development”. Against the background of rapid urbanization, the face...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • New survey explores spectrum of urban governance arrangements worldwide_2.jpg
    New survey explores spectrum of urban governance arrangements worldwide

    Nairobi, 15 July 2015 – UN-Habitat, LSE Cities and the UCLG Committee on Decentralisation and Local Governance, have launched the 2015 edition of the Urban Governance Survey. The initiative, which runs until 30 September, aims to build...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • GENDER-ISSUE-GUIDE-URBAN-LEGISLATION-LAND-AND-GOVERNANCE
    Gender Responsive Urban Legislation, Land and Governance

    More than half of the World’s population live in cities and that figure is expected to increase to almost 5 billion by 2030. This increase in urban population and changing understandings around how people experience urban living,...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • GENDER-EQUALITY-ACTION-PLAN-2014-2019
    GEAP – Gender Equality Action Plan (2014-2019)

    The Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP) is the means to realize the The UN-Habitat Policy and Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Urban and Human Settlements.

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • GoverningUrbanFutures
    News from the Local Government and Decentralization Unit (LGDU)

    Global Consultation on Localizing SDG’   Turin, Italy 13th -15th October 2014 – The Local Government and Decentralization Unit (LGDU) attended, the global consultation on localizing SDG’s in Turin, Italy. This was the last event amongst many of...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Metropolis1
    Hyderabad hosts Metropolis meeting

    Hyderabad 14 September 2014 –The XI World Congress of Metropolis, the leading world association of major metropolises took place in the city of Hyderabad, India, last month . The theme of the Congress, Cities for All, represented the...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • STDM logo
    Social Tenure Domain Model enhanced in Zambia

    Nairobi, 10 October 2014 – A second Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) training and planning workshop with the Mungule community in Zambia was held from earlier this month to pursue the data collection process in the Model’s...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • Spanish Brochure
    Unidad De Gobiernos Locales Y Descentralización

    ONU-Hábitat tiene el mandato específico dentro del sistema de Naciones Unidas de actuar como Punto Focal De Referencia Para Los Gobiernos Locales, incluyendo a municipios, áreas metropolitanas, regiones, provincias y otros niveles de gobierno territorial. Los gobiernos...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • New Picture
    Unite Des Gouvernements Locaux Et Decentralisation

    ONU-Habitat a le mandat spécifique au sein du système des Nations Unies d’agir comme Point Focal Pour Les Gouvernements Locaux, y compris les municipalités, aires métropolitaines, régions, provinces et autres niveaux de gouvernements territoriaux. Les gouvernements locaux...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • LGD-unit-brochure
    Local Government And Decentralization Unit Brochure

    UN-Habitat has the specific mandate within the United Nations System to act as a focal point for local governments, including metropolitan, regional, provincial and other territorial governments. Local governments have the proximity, legitimacy and scale, in most...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Governance high resolution
    Governance

    Urban governance can be defined as the many ways that institutions and individuals organize the day-to-day management of a city, and the processes used for effectively realizing the short term and long-term agenda of a city’s development.

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • GLTN visits Mathare slum in Nairobi

    On 3 September a delegation of the GLTN Secretariat paid a visit to Mashimoni, one of the 13 settlements in Mathare, Nairobi. Mathare is a slum, housing over 500,000 residents, located some 3 km from Nairobi’s central...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • urban law
    Urban Law

    UN-Habitat works with partner countries and local governments to support the improvement of their law making processes as they affect the urban environment. This may involve the reform or development of a particular tool or a broader...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • Land Readjustments
    Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR)

    UN-Habitat has proposed a new approach for land readjustment called PILaR – Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment. The approach addresses many of the challenges of conventional land readjustment. The approach also emphasizes early and consistent, but realistic,...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • whatlandmeanstoyouth
    What Land Means to Youth

    Today, there are more than 1.2 billion youth in the world, the largest number of youth ever to have existed. These youth live, by and large, in cities and towns; the cities of the developing world account...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Urban Legislation, Land & Governance

    The Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch provides policy and operational support for governments and cities to identify reforms and to adopt laws and legal frameworks that effectively regulate urbanization issues such as land use, urban planning,...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Lignes-directrices-internationales-sur-l’accès-aux-services-de-base-pour-tous
    Lignes directrices internationales sur l’accès aux services de base pour tous (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all)

    La présente brochure comprend deux séries de lignes directrices approuvées par le Conseil d’administration d’ONU-Habitat en 2007 et 2009.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Directrices-Internacionales-Sobre-Descentralización-Y-Acceso-A-Los-Servicios-Básicos-Para-Todos-(International-Guidelines-on-Decentralization-and-Access-to-Basic-Services-for-all)
    Directrices Internacionales Sobre Descentralización Y Acceso A Los Servicios Básicos Para Todos (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Spanish Version Langauge

    Este folleto contiene dos conjuntos de directrices aprobadas por el Consejo de Administración de ONU-Hábitat en 2007 y 2009.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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