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UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Lebanon

UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Lebanon

With an estimate of 87% of the total number of population living in urban areas (a rate higher than that of the Arab States), urbanization is considered one of the key issues facing Lebanon. More info →
Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF):  Community Organisations Development Institute in Thailand

Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF): Community Organisations Development Institute in Thailand

Housing in Thailand has generally not been considered the responsibility of local government. More info →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
Hargeisa – First steps towards strategic urban planning

Hargeisa – First steps towards strategic urban planning

The publication describes a city profile of Hargeisa, Somaliland. More info →
Diwani kama msaidizi kitabu 5

Diwani kama msaidizi kitabu 5

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Kama ambavyo imeonyeshwa na ukaguzi wa mahitaji ya mafunzo uliofanywa na Kituo cha Umoja wa Mataifa cha Makao ya Binadamu Habitat) mahitaji ya mafunzo ya maofisa wa serikali ambao wamechaguliwa (madiwani) au ya wanasiasa yanaonekana ya dharura sana kote ulimwenguni. Wakati huo huo, mafunzo haya yanaonekana maeneo yenye kushugulikiwa kwa kiwango cha chini zaidi miongoni mwa yale yanayo jenga uwezo kwa minajili ya maendeleo ya mneneo maalum na usimamizi wa miji. More info →
Hoi An, Viet Nam: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Hoi An, Viet Nam: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

In Vietnamese cities, as in other cities globally, urban centres are often located in highly risk-prone areas, such as in the coastal zone, along rivers or among mountains. Major types of infrastructure, such as roads, hospitals and water supply networks, as well as basic services such as healthcare, are vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change. In coastal areas, storm surges and sea-level rise can affect food supply and settlements. In Viet Nam, it is projected that sea levels will rise by 57 to 73 millimetres by 2100. More info →
UN-Habitat and Association of African Planning Schools

UN-Habitat and Association of African Planning Schools

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Proceedings of the Workshop 23-24 September 2013, Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Bujumbura, capitale de la république du Burundi, est située à l’ouest du pays au bord du lac Tanganyika. More info →
River Murunji: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

River Murunji: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

River Murunji has become dirty. Its water is drying up. However, one girl named Susana and her classmates fight for River Murunji. They set out in an exciting journey to get River Murunji to its original status of glory. Will they succeed? Read and find out! More info →
Défis des finances publiques locales en Afrique

Défis des finances publiques locales en Afrique

Le présent rapport examine les défis fondamentaux à relever dans le financement des administrations publiques locales, les principales sources de recettes des collectivités locales et l’expérience acquise dans la fourniture de services durables. Il étudie également les systèmes et pratiques innovantes de gestion financière appliqués en Afrique. Cette analyse est complétée par une étude de cas consacrée à la ville de Gaborone (Botswana). Enfin, nous proposons certaines pistes pour l’amélioration des finances locales sur le continent africain. More info →
Déficit habitacional en América Latina y el Caribe: Una herramienta para el diagnóstico y el desarrollo de políticas efectivas en vivienda y hábitat
Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning
Diretrizes Internacionais para Planejamento Urbano e Territorial
Guidelines for Urban Planning in Myanmar
GLTN Capacity Development Strategy

GLTN Capacity Development Strategy

Developing capacity in the land sector is central to the goals, objectives and activities of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), and we have embraced the idea of finding better ways to do it More info →
Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement More info →
Review of UN-Habitat’s Participation in the Delivering as One UN Initiative

Review of UN-Habitat’s Participation in the Delivering as One UN Initiative

The review covers the opportunities and challenges of UN-Habitat's participation in the Delivering as One (DaO) United Nations Initiative, and makes recommendations for a more rational, coherent and effective participation. More info →
Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Today, the housing situation in Nepal, especially for the urban poor, remains far from adequate. Indeed, urban dwellers in Nepal have been finding it increasingly difficult to afford housing due to rapid price rises in land. More info →
Mapping Urban Youth-Led Development , Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development

Mapping Urban Youth-Led Development , Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development

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This report contains the results of an inventory, or mapping, of youth-led initiatives undertaken during the inception phase of the Opportunities Fund. More info →
Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Rio Bonito ano de 2007

Objetivos de Desenvolvimento do Milênio – Rio Bonito ano de 2007

This publication presents the situation of Rio Bonito in relation with the Millenium Development Goals in 2007. More info →
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