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Mid-Term Evaluation of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative

Mid-Term Evaluation of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative

This report represents the Mid-Term Evaluation of UN‑Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative. More info →
Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities , A policy framework for developing cities

Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities , A policy framework for developing cities

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The concept of housing requires a new understanding to effectively address the pressing issues of slums, the urban divide, economic and human development, and climate change. More info →
Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

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This publication, presents and innovatiove method to ascertain the extent to which security of tenure can be measeured at three main levels. More info →
International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all (Arabic Language Version)

International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all (Arabic Language Version)

The guidelines outline the main principles underlying the democratic, constitutional/legal and administrative aspects of local governance and decentralization. More info →
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio: Municípios do Conleste, Linha base 2000-2006.

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio: Municípios do Conleste, Linha base 2000-2006.

This publication presents the situation of the eleven municipalities of the Eastern Consortium Fluminense (Conleste) in relation with the MDGs. More info →
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Tanguá , linha-base 2000/2006

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Tanguá , linha-base 2000/2006

This publication presents the situation of the municipality of Tanguá in relation with the Millenium Development Goals within the work of monitoring city indicators related to the MDGs between 2000 and 2006 More info →
LENSS TOOL KIT: Local Estimate of Needs for Shelter and Settlement, Field Version , IASC Emergency Shelter Cluster

LENSS TOOL KIT: Local Estimate of Needs for Shelter and Settlement, Field Version , IASC Emergency Shelter Cluster

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The LENSS Tool Kit is designed to alleviate the difficulties of shelter and settlement needs assessment in the immediate aftermath of a disaster and before the recovery phase. More info →
UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Philippines

UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Philippines

This Country Programme Document presents an analysis of the Human Settlements and Urbanization realities in the Philippines. More info →
Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Cap Vert

Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Cap Vert

On 1 January 2008 Cape Verde moved from the group of Least Developed Countries to the Middle Development Country group. More info →
Guide to Preparing a Housing Finance Strategy: Human Settlements Financing Tools and Best Practices

Guide to Preparing a Housing Finance Strategy: Human Settlements Financing Tools and Best Practices

his guide sets out the key elements of a housing finance strategy and the process of developing a housing finance strategy, including the study of housing demand, identifying available resources, market forces and strategies to accomplishing housing finance goals and objectives. More info →
Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

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Land, Property, and Housing in Somalia is a detailed and comprehensive report that focuses on the Somali legal frameworks and institutional systems relating to land and on the historical background of the current landholding and ownership patterns in Somalia. More info →
Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

This report examines the housing finance mechanisms in South Africa. More info →
The Challenge of Slums – Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

The Challenge of Slums – Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, emphasizing their problems and prospects. It presents estimates of the numbers of urban slum dwellers and examines the factors that underlie the formation of slums, as well as their social, spatial and economic characteristics and dynamics. It also evaluates the principal policy responses to the slum challenge of the last few decades. The report argues that the number of slum dwellers is growing and will continue to increase unless there is serious and concerted action by all relevant stakeholders. The report points the way forward and identifies the most promising approaches to achieving the Millennium Declaration target on improving the lives of slum dwellers. More info →
Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

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Excluded from the city's opportunities, physically, politically and economically marginalized, slum dwellers are particularly vulnerable to crime and violence. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain National (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain National (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Le Burundi est un petit pays sans littoral situé au centreest de l’Afrique entre le Rwanda au nord, la Tanzanie à l’est et au sud et enfin la République démocratique du Congo à l’ouest et au sud-ouest. More info →
Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter presents the first global assessment of housing finance systems, placing shelter and urban development challenges within the overall context of macroeconomic policies. The report describes and analyzes housing finance conditions and trends in all regions of the world, including formal housing finance mechanisms, microfinance and community funding, highlighting their relevance to the upgrading of slums. Recent policy developments in the area of shelter finance are discussed at the international and national levels. The report also examines policy directions that could be taken to strengthen shelter finance systems, particularly with respect to realizing the Millennium Declaration target of improving the lives of slum dwellers. More info →
Sustainable Building Design for Tropical Climates

Sustainable Building Design for Tropical Climates

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Principles and applications for the design of sustainable buildings in Eastern Africa. More info →
Estrategias Locales de Prevención de la Violencia y Promoción de la Convivencia

Estrategias Locales de Prevención de la Violencia y Promoción de la Convivencia

. La Experiencia Participativa de Montes de Oca. Serie Laboratorio de Innovación Urbana para la Convivencia y la Gobernanza de la Seguridad More info →
UN-Habitat’s Role in Joint Programming for the Delivery of MDGs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2/2014
世界城市状况报告 2010/2011 (State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011)

世界城市状况报告 2010/2011 (State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011)

正如这本新版的《世界城市状况报告》所指出的,“城市分化”的概念提供了一个理论框架,这个框架令理解当今的城市、尤其是发展中国家和地区城市的现实,成为了可能。 More info →
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