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Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

Niger: Profil Urbain de Mirriah

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Series: Urban Profiles
Le profil national est la synthèse des conclusions d’un bureau d’études, d’entretiens avec les acteurs clés et d’informations communiquées par les autorités. More info →
Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Senegal

Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – Senegal

The development of this country programme document has involved extensive consultations with the government, local authorities, the United Nations system in Senegal and civil society partners. More info →
Documento De Programa De Pais 2008-2009 – Colombia

Documento De Programa De Pais 2008-2009 – Colombia

The next two years the Government of Colombia will promote the strategy of Amicable Cities defined in the National Development Plan 2006-2010 for the improving of housing and the promotion of macro projects of national interest for land housing and services supply at the regional level. More info →
Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) , Local Finance Facilities

Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) , Local Finance Facilities

UN-HABITAT Slum Upgrading Facility Work plan 8. Explains what they are, how they will work and why they are important. More info →
Land Registration in Ethiopia: Early Impacts on Women

Land Registration in Ethiopia: Early Impacts on Women

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This publication from the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) belongs to a series of research reports examining the changing landscape of land tenure security in developing countries. More info →
Comment élaborer une politique foncière pro-pauvres (French Language Version)

Comment élaborer une politique foncière pro-pauvres (French Language Version)

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L’élaboration de nouvelles politiques foncières peut prendre du temps et se heurter à bien des difficultés. C’est d’autant plus vrai lorsque ces politiques se veulent favorables aux pauvres- c’est-adiré dans les cas ou elles cherchent a corriger les désavantages dont souffrent généralement les pauvres dans bien des domaines de politique foncière. More info →
Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition)

Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition)

This publication is a abridged edition of Financing Urban Shelter: Gobal Report on Human Settlements 2005 (the main report). More info →
State of Latin American and Caribbean cities

State of Latin American and Caribbean cities

This edition of State of Latin American and Caribbean cities presents the current situation of the region's urban world, including the demographic, economic, social, environmental, urban and institutional conditions in which cities are developing. More info →
Pakse, Lao PDR: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Pakse, Lao PDR: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

UN-Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative promotes enhanced climate change mitigation and adaptation in developing country cities. This document is an initial output of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative activities in Pakse, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. This abridged report is based on the report titled: “Pakse, People’s Democratic Republic – Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment”. Starting with a brief background of the city, this report addresses Pakse’s climate change situation from a comprehensive vulnerability perspective that focuses on exposure to climate change hazards, socio-economic sensitivities and the adaptive capacities of the city and its stakeholders. Based on this analysis the report identifies vulnerable people, places and sectors and provides preliminary climate change adaptation options. More info →
Kibera: Integrated Water Sanitation and Waste Management Project

Kibera: Integrated Water Sanitation and Waste Management Project

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This book documents the processes, challenges and related successes of a pilot project on slum upgrading in Soweto East villages of Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi. As a post project intervention assessment report, it focuses on distilling lessons learnt and best practices with a view of informing future strategies and policy decisions on slum upgrading interventions for similar urban settlements in any part of the world. The process of community engagement and their role as an integral part of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme structure is a clear manifestation of the importance of public private partnership in forging a common front for the improvement of living standards for the slum populace. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

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Series: Gender Issue Guide
This issue guide focuses attention on urban basic services in order to illuminate the effects of gender on equality of access and inclusion in the areas of urban energy, urban transport and water and sanitation. This issue guide further seeks to broadly outline the where and how of gender responsive interventions in order to strengthen planned and future actions that can go a long way to reduce poverty and overcome obstacles to gender equality and women’s empowerment. More info →
Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

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El incremento de la conflictividad y la violencia en algunas zonas urbanas de América Latina y el Caribe ha generado la movilización de diversos actores y el impulso de múltiples y creativas intervenciones. En diferentes ciudades encontramos ejemplos de buenas prácticas que están siendo replicadas como solución a un entorno urbano más seguro y generador de convivencia. More info →
State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-I English)

State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-I English)

Afghanistan's future is urban. The population of Afghan cities is expected to double within the next 15 years and by 2060, one in every two Afghans will be living in cities. In order to manage such a transition and harness it for economic and social development accurate data and information is essential. More info →
为城市低收入人群的住房筹措资金全球人类住区报告2005 (GRHS 2005)

为城市低收入人群的住房筹措资金全球人类住区报告2005 (GRHS 2005)

融资城市住房提出了住房融资系统的第一次全球性的评估,将宏观经济政策的总体框架内住房和城市发展的挑战。 More info →
GIS Handbook for Municipalities

GIS Handbook for Municipalities

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This handbook serves as an introductory guide to geographic information system (GIS) technology for local government and other interested stakeholders. It suggests some common opportunities for GIS application, the benefits a GIS provides to users, and what is required to set up a GIS and sustain it. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

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Series: Gender Issue Guide
While many cities are hubs of economic growth, employment, and cultural life, urbanization has resulted in pronounced socioeconomic inequalities, exclusion, and segregation. More info →
Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

This publication is the summary of the proceedings of the Regional Learning Workshop on "Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security" held in Nairobi, Kenya from 29-31 May 2012 as jointly organized by UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). More info →
Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

This manual is about the core principles and procedures for the starting up of, delivery of, and monitoring of One Stop Youth Information Resource Services. More info →
Lignes directrices internationales sur l’accès aux services de base pour tous (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all)
Planning Sustainable Cities: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009 – Policy Directions

Planning Sustainable Cities: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009 – Policy Directions

This report documents many effective and equitable examples of sustainable urbanization that are helping to define a new role for urban planning. More info →
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