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Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

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Youth are key to the prosperity of cities in the developing world, yet many barriers prevent them from fulfilling this role - most notably access to education, vocational training, and employment. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The San Fernando 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. The purpose of the study is to develop urban poverty reduction policies at local, national, and regional levels, through an assessment of needs and response mechanisms, and as a contribution to the wider-ranging implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. More info →
Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UN-HABITAT for use by and in Urban Youth Centres, both One Stop and We Are the Future models. More info →
关于权力下放和为所有人 提供基本服务的国际准则 (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Chinese Language Version

关于权力下放和为所有人 提供基本服务的国际准则 (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Chinese Language Version

本宣传册载列了人居署理事会分别于2007年和2009年核准的两套准则。联合国各会员国通过核准这些准则,承诺促进权力下放和加强地方政府,推动使所有人都能获得基本服务。 More info →
Planning Sustainable Cities: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

Planning Sustainable Cities: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

Planning Sustainable Cities reviews recent urban planning practices and approaches, discusses constraints and conflicts therein, and identifies innovative approaches that are more responsive to current challenges of urbanization. More info →
Social Investment Funds

Social Investment Funds

Social Investment Funds have been a favoured instrument of International Finance Institutes for more than twenty years. More info →
Mozambique: National Urban Profile – Portuguese

Mozambique: National Urban Profile – Portuguese

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Series: Urban Profiles
Moçambique situa-se na costa oriental de África, é um país com uma população aproximada de 20 milhões de habitantes. Saído de uma Guerra civil devastadora em 1992, o país tem crescido a uma taxa anual de quase10%. More info →
UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Rwanda

UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Rwanda

In Rwanda, urban development goes hand in hand with migration; urban development depends essentially on the contributions of rural populations. More info →
Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – TChad

Document De Programme-Pays 2008-2009 – TChad

Les Documents de Programme-Pays sont des outils stratégiques destinés à guider toutes les activités d’ONU-HABITAT au cours d’une période de deux ans. More info →
The Sustainable Cities Programme in Zambia (1994-2007)

The Sustainable Cities Programme in Zambia (1994-2007)

In Zambia the Sustainable Cities Programme was implemented in Lusaka from 1994-2001 to address high levels of poverty and inequality experienced in the city resulting from a shrinking economy as the country’s copper-dominated export sector started to dwindle and government’s capacity to adequately deliver public services was impaired. More info →
UN-Habitat and The Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme – Strategy Document

UN-Habitat and The Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme – Strategy Document

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UN-HABITAT is one of the key partners of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP). KENSUP was initiated in 2001 by the Government of Kenya (GoK), and it is complemented and supplemented by UN-HABITAT through cooperation outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding and existing project documents. More info →
Housing Finance Mechanisms in Peru

Housing Finance Mechanisms in Peru

This report examines the nature and scope of the housing problem in Peru. More info →
Forward Looking Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UN-Habitat

Forward Looking Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UN-Habitat

Since 1991, UN-Habitat has been implementing programmes addressing women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming in its’ overall activities. This evaluation assesses what the Women and Habitat Programme (WHP) and the Gender Unit have achieved in these areas. The Evaluation also focuses on understanding the relevance of UN-Habitat partnership with organizations dealing with women and habitat issues. Information and views were gathered from UN-Habitat staff and documents, as well as key partners. In addition, selective case studies were carried out in Tanzania and Ecuador, to assess the effectiveness of WHP’s operational programmes. The evaluation report outlines the history, lessons learned, useful indicators for gender mainstreaming; and recommendations for strengthening gender mainstreaming in UN-Habitat’s future work. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Asia

Affordable Land and Housing in Asia

In the vast majority of countries land and housing affordability is a critical contemporary challenge. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is an accelerated and action-oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity-building gaps at the city level. More info →
Perfil del Sector Vivienda de El Salvador (El Salvador Housing Sector Profile)

Perfil del Sector Vivienda de El Salvador (El Salvador Housing Sector Profile)

Este Perfil del sector vivienda en El Salvador se centra en el tema habitacional, principalmente en zonas urbanas. Es un análisis amplio con el propósito de arrojar luz sobre el funcionamiento de los sistemas de oferta y de demanda de la vivienda en el país, tal como funcionan actualmente. Este análisis identifica las limitaciones del sector para lograr el objetivo de una vivienda adecuada para todos y todas. También tiene el propósito de producir un mejor conocimiento y comprensión del sector, que permitirá al Gobierno de El Salvador (GOES) y en particular al Vice Ministerio de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (VMVDU) formular estrategias e instrumentos para mejorar el funcionamiento del sector y elaborar una política de vivienda. En ese sentido, el perfil identifica posibles acciones que podrían tomarse para mejorar el funcionamiento del sector habitacional. More info →
Planned City Extensions: Analysis of Historical Examples
Activaciones Urbanas para la Apropiación del Espacio Público.
State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-II)

State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-II)

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 →
加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

《加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007》分析了对城市安全和保障造成威胁的三个主要问题,分别是:城市犯罪与暴力,房屋/土地保有权缺乏保障和强制驱逐,以及自然和人为灾害。 More info →
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