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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 →
Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in a Globalizing World presents a comprehensive review of the world’s cities and analyses the positive and negative impacts on human settlements of global trends towards social and economic integration. 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 →
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 →
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 →
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. More info →
Cities and Climate Change: Global Report on Human Settlements 2011
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 →
Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. More info →
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