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Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Urban Programme in Iraq 2004-2012

Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Urban Programme in Iraq 2004-2012

The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the contributions of the UN-Habitat Iraq Urban Programme, the relevance of its programmatic focus, and the appropriateness of its institutional arrangements and partnerships. More info →
Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Port of Spain Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Program Planning and Evaluation In Urban Youth Centres , Volume 5

Program Planning and Evaluation In Urban Youth Centres , Volume 5

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UN-HABITAT for use by and in the One Stop and We Are the Future Urban Youth Centres. More info →
Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

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Series: Impact Study
This impact assessment identifies how the water and sanitation initiatives implemented under the Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch of UN-HABITAT, have strategically mainstreamed gender aspects in its various initiatives and to identify achievements and impact, challenges, lessons learned and provide recommendations. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

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Series: Urban Profiles
Les villes camerounaises, particulièrement les plus grandes d’entre elles, sont confrontées à de nombreuses difficultés liées à la prolifération de l’habitat spontané, à l’insalubrité, à l’enclavement de certains quartiers sous intégrés, à l’insécurité, au chômage et à la montée du grand banditisme. More info →
Kenya: Mavoko Urban Profile

Kenya: Mavoko Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
Mavoko is situated in Machakos District some 25 km south east of Nairobi. More info →
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio: Municípios do Conleste ano de 2007

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio: Municípios do Conleste ano de 2007

This bulletin presents a mapping of the cities comprised by CONLESTE (Cachaoeiras de Macacu, Casimiro de Abreu, Itaborai, Guapimirim, Marica, Magé, Niterói, Rio Bonito, São Gonçalo, Tanguá e Silva Jardim)between the years 2000 and 2006, which provides a picture fo the scenatio before the official annoncement of the implemenation of the Petrochemical Complex COMPERJ/PETROBRAS in Itaborai. More info →
UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Mozambique

UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Mozambique

The Habitat Country Programme Document for Mozambique outlines the main objectives and priorities of UN-HABITAT. In collaboration with the government and other UN Agencies, the overall aim of this UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document is to promote the Habitat Agenda. More info →
Documento De Programa De País 2008-2009 – Ecuador

Documento De Programa De País 2008-2009 – Ecuador

The Government of Ecuador is in the process of creating a new Constitution that will change the laws and regulations, public policies and institutions will change as a result. More info →
The Sustainable Cities Programme in the Philippines ((1998-2007) – A compendium of good practices

The Sustainable Cities Programme in the Philippines ((1998-2007) – A compendium of good practices

The Sustainable CitiesProgramme/LA21 Programme in the Philippines was started in 1998 by UN-HABITAT in collaboration with the department of the environment and Natural Resources. It was targeted at secondary towns and was perceived as a localization of the Philippine Agenda 21. More info →
National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

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In 2007 Tanzania committed to the development of a national strategy on urban crime prevention. The National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania is the culmination of 10 years of work on safety in Tanzania. More info →
Innovative Policies for the Urban Informal Economy

Innovative Policies for the Urban Informal Economy

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An expert group meeting was convened to discuss case studies of regulatory inform of the urban informal sector in six developing country cities. More info →
Situation Analysis of Informal Settlements in Kampala

Situation Analysis of Informal Settlements in Kampala

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Situation Analysis and Action Plan of Kinawataka and Kagugube Slum Settlements in Uganda More info →
State of African Cities 2014 , Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions

State of African Cities 2014 , Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions

This report argues for a bold re-imagining of prevailing models in order to steer the ongoing transitions towards greater sustainability based on a thorough review of all available options. More info →
Africa Urban Agenda Session: Report on the City Changer Event

Africa Urban Agenda Session: Report on the City Changer Event

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The African Urban Agenda (AUA) is an initiative by UN-Habitat tailored to establish and strengthen partnerships between state and non-state actors towards advancing a new urban agenda. The project aims at raising the profile of urbanization as an imperative for development in Africa. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Principles

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Principles

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Principles More info →
Urbanization and Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Urbanization and Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

This document provides a contextual understanding of the challenges and opportunities of climate change in relation to human settlements in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). More info →
Vivienda para pueblos indígenas en ciudades capitales andinas

Vivienda para pueblos indígenas en ciudades capitales andinas

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Procesos de planificación y análisis de vivienda adecuada More info →
Housing the Poor in African Cities – Training Facilitator’s Guide

Housing the Poor in African Cities – Training Facilitator’s Guide

This Facilitator’s Guide prepared by UN-Habitat and Cities Alliance accompanies the Quick Guides for Policy Makers: Housing the Poor in African Cities series. The Facilitator’s Guide comes with a USB flash drive containing the Quick Guides series, PowerPoint presentations on each Quick Guide, and videos that can be used in training activities.The training pack is intended for the use of training institutions in Africa and other interested institutions. The training pack focuses on experiential training, which draws on the experience of the workshop participants and emphasises the sharing of ideas and opinions. Available in French. More info →
Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

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The purpose of this paper is to outline UN-Habitat’s approach to using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler to encourage youth participation in urban design and governance. More info →
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