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    State of European Cities in Transition 2013 – Russian Language Version

    State of European Cities in Transition 2013 – Russian Language Version

    Taking stock after 20 years of reform Regional State of the Cities Reports. The transitional European countries are now in different stages of their transition to prosperous, just and democratic societies. More info →
    Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

    Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

    This publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized and ensure sustainability. More info →
    Entrepreneurship Programming for Urban Youth Centres , Volume 4

    Entrepreneurship Programming for Urban Youth Centres , Volume 4

    This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UNHABITAT for use by and in the One Stop and We Are the Future Urban Youth Centres. More info →
    Main Report of the First Water Sanitation Trust Fund – Impact Study , Document 01

    Main Report of the First Water Sanitation Trust Fund – Impact Study , Document 01

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    Series: Impact Study
    This document is the overall summary and synthesis of the first impact study of initiatives supported by UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF). More info →
    State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011- Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide

    State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011- Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide

    The book focuses on the concept of the 'right to the city' and ways in which many urban dwellers are excluded from the advantages of city life, using the framework to explore links among poverty, inequality, slum formation and economic growth. More info →
    Kenya: Kisumu Urban Profile

    Kenya: Kisumu Urban Profile

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    Series: Urban Profiles
    isumu is Kenya's third largest city and is located in the Western Highlands on Lake Victoria. More info →
    Niger: Profil Urbain National

    Niger: Profil Urbain National

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    Series: Urban Profiles
    La structure urbaine de la plupart des centres urbains du Niger est caractérisée par l’existence de noyaux d’habitat anciens, auxquels se sont juxtaposés des lotissements successifs. La filière de l’auto-construction constitue le mode dominant de production des logements. More info →
    UN-Habitat Country Program Document 2008-2009 – Vietnam

    UN-Habitat Country Program Document 2008-2009 – Vietnam

    This UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document is prepared in the context that Vietnam is one of the first eight pilot countries for implementation of the One UN Initiative following the recommendations of the UN High Level Panel on System-Wide Coherence. More info →
    Documento De Programa De País 2008-2009 – Costa Rica

    Documento De Programa De País 2008-2009 – Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is in the process of implementing its urban development planning system. More info →
    The Sustainable Cities Programme in Peru

    The Sustainable Cities Programme in Peru

    Nuevos enfoques para construir procesos de planificación urbana y gestión ambiental en la ciudad se hacen necesarios para que la funcionalidad de los mismos sea sostenible. More info →
    International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all

    International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all

    The guidelines outline the main principles underlying the democratic, constitutional/legal and administrative aspects of local governance and decentralization. More info →
    Hacia la solución de una crisis mundial: Año Internacional del Saneamiento 2008 (Spanish Language Version)

    Hacia la solución de una crisis mundial: Año Internacional del Saneamiento 2008 (Spanish Language Version)

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    El 20 de diciembre de 2006, la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas declaró que 2008 sería el Año Internacional del Saneamiento. More info →
    Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning: Local Economic Development (LED) series  Volume 1

    Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning: Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 1

    The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. More info →
    L’Etat des villes africaines: Réinventer la transition urbaine (State of African Cities 2014, Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions)

    L’Etat des villes africaines: Réinventer la transition urbaine (State of African Cities 2014, Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions)

    The African continent is currently in the midst of simultaneously unfolding and highly significant demographic, economic, technological, environmental, urban and socio-political transitions. More info →
    Strengthening Partnerships for a New African Urban Agenda: Conference Report

    Strengthening Partnerships for a New African Urban Agenda: Conference Report

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    To ensure that there would be effective engagement by African countries in the process of generating an ‘Urban Agenda’ for the 21st century which recognizes the ever-changing dynamics of human civilization, the Governments of Nigeria and Ghana have committed to facilitate an active, evidence-based and highly inclusive Preparatory Process for Habitat II, with all stakeholders from across the continent in atendance, through a project entitled the ‘Strengthening Partnerships for a New Africa Urban Agenda’. More info →
    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

    Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

    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: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
    Construction of More Equitable Cities

    Construction of More Equitable Cities

    This book teaches us that the fight against inequality requires the establishment of a new governance paradigm which coordinates efforts, strengthens formal coordination mechanisms, establishes joint responsibilities and provides the resources and incentives necessary at every level of government. Responsibilities should be shared in such a way as to facilitate a more decisive and better coordinated way of confronting inequality in cities. More info →
    Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

    Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

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    Enseñanzas y aprendizajes de la transversalización de género en el sector hídrico. More info →
    Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

    Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

    The overall objective of the study was to sensitize and strengthen the response and capacity of governments and stakeholders in the Kathmandu Valley to the impacts of climate change. More info →
    UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya – Volume 1

    UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya – Volume 1

    This report is based on the outcomes of the capacity development trainings that were undertaken in support to the implementation of the on-going Kenya Municipal Programme. It details outcomes of the first phase of the training that was done for the Kenya Municipal Programme Counties Clusters III (Machakos, Embu & Kiambu) and IV (Nyeri & Nakuru). More info →
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