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State of China Cities 2014/2015

State of China Cities 2014/2015

This report integrates both the guidelines of the Third Plenum of the 18th CPC Central Committee and the Central Urbanization Work Conference. More info →
Evaluation of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013

Evaluation of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013

UN-Habitat's Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan (MTSIP) 2008-2013 was adopted by resolution 21/2 of April 2007 of the Governing Council. The overarching goal of the plan is "to ensure an effective contribution to sustainable urbanization". More info →
Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

A national Housing Profile can be the first step to inform and engage policy and decision-makers, and provide them with the evidence needed to design their choices and support critical decisions. More info →
UN-Habitat’s Human Library Conference Report

UN-Habitat’s Human Library Conference Report

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The main objective of the Human Library Conference was to provide an opportunity to draw lessons from 25 years of UN-HABITAT's technical and regional cooperation, as well as to explore new perspectives to guide the future worrk of the Agency particularly in developing countries. More info →
Cities and Climate Change: Global Report on Human Settlements 2011 – Policy Directions – ABRIDGED
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Casimiro de Abreu ano de 2007 (Portuguese Language Version)

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Casimiro de Abreu ano de 2007 (Portuguese Language Version)

This publication presents the situation of Casimiro de Abreu in relation with the Millenium Development Goals within the work of monitoring city indicators related to the Millenium Development Goals in 2007. More info →
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Municipio de Magé ano de 2007

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Municipio de Magé ano de 2007

This publication presents the situation of the municipality of Magé in relation with the Millenium Development Goals within the work of monitoring the city indicators related to the Millenium Development Goals in 2007 More info →
World Urban Forum 4 Report , The World’s Premier Conference on Cities Nanjing, China 3-6 November 2008

World Urban Forum 4 Report , The World’s Premier Conference on Cities Nanjing, China 3-6 November 2008

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The Fourth Session of the World Urban Forum held in Nanjing, China from 3-6 November 2008 drew nearly 8,000 participants from 146 countries. More info →
UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Liberia , HCPD

UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Liberia , HCPD

The Habitat Country Programme Document for Liberia outlines the main objectives and priorities for UN-HABITAT. More info →
Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF): Land and Slum Upgrading

Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF): Land and Slum Upgrading

The multi-stakeholder and multi-sector approach of the Slum Upgrading Facility provides a forum for the voices of poor communities and slum dwellers to be heard. More info →
Gender Mainstreaming in Local Authorities – Best Practices

Gender Mainstreaming in Local Authorities – Best Practices

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Since the 1980s, there has been growing recognition of the need to ensure women's equal access to urban public spaces. More info →
Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

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This paper summarizes the outcome of an international conference on addressing the issue of urban youth in conflict with the law in Africa. More info →
Construcción de Ciudades más Equitativas , Políticas públicas para la inclusión en América Latina

Construcción de Ciudades más Equitativas , Políticas públicas para la inclusión en América Latina

Los países y las ciudades de Latinoamérica han entrado en una senda de reducción de desigualdades. Sin embargo, las brechas que separan pobres de ricos siguen siendo las más elevadas del mundo. More info →
State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

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This report is based on data from UN-HABITAT’s Global Urban Indicator Database, as well as surveys of, and focus group discussions with, selected representative groups of young people in five major cities located in four developing regions: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Kingston (Jamaica), Nairobi (Kenya) and Lagos (Nigeria). More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Rutana s’étend sur une superficie de 255,31 km2, soit 13 % de la superficie de la province et 0,91 % de celle du pays. Son chef-lieu est la ville de Rutana, également chef-lieu de la province. More info →
Aunt Pilipili: UN-Habitat Series on Water for Upper primary

Aunt Pilipili: UN-Habitat Series on Water for Upper primary

Mr. and Mrs. Ambache travel and leave their young children in the hands of their aunt, Pilipili. The two young chidren, Ambere and Ndiso, at first dread their Aunt. They find her strict and forbidding. Everything seems to be taboo until they find out that actually… their Aunt isn’t as bad as they thought she was. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Legislation, Land and Governance
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

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Series: Urban Profiles
O objectivo do presente Perfil do Sector Urbano é contribuir para o desenvolvimento da política de redução da pobreza urbana a nível nacional em Cabo Verde. Enquadra-se no programa da ONU- Habitat de cooperação com o Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território, MAHOT. Ele é realizado mediante uma avaliação das necessidades e dos mecanismos de resposta no quadro de uma contribuição à implementação dos Objectivos do Desenvolvimento do Milénio (ODM).A política será orientada para apoiar as actividades compreendendo o reforço das capacidades, o plaidoyer, a gestão do saber assim como as actividades operacionais. A abordagem baseia-se nos TDR estandardizados do Perfil do Sector Urbano desenvolvidos pela Comissão Europeia (CE) e já implementadas pela ONU HABITAT em outros países. Além disso, uma análise e uma consulta nacional serão realizadas para buscar um consenso sobre os temas e as questões nacionais e sobre os mecanismos de resposta More info →
Community Spirit: Rebuilding Community Infrastructure in the North and East of Sri Lanka
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