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Full cycle report
Activities Report
Full cycle report of the strategic plan 2014–2019 of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
This is the final full-cycle report on the implementation of the strategic plan 2014-2019, which was implemented through the work programme and budgets of UN-Habitat. The report highlights results achieved over the six-… Read more
The New Urban Agenda Illustrated
Technical Report
The New Urban Agenda Illustrated
The New Urban Agenda, adopted at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, on 20 October 2016, presents a paradigm shift based on the science of cities and lays out standards and principles for the planning, construction,… Read more
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A new book describes how UN-Habitat and renowned Japanese architect joined forces to design refugee homes in Kenya
21 December 2020 – A newly published book Turkana Houses describes how UN-Habitat  worked with the renowned Japanese Architect, Shigeru Ban to create various prototypes of shelters for refugees and host community members in north east Kenya. The book describes how Mr Ban, a renowned architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize constructed 14 houses in the Kalobeyei Settlement, Turkana… Read more
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Flagship and Regional Reports
World Cities Report 2020
World Cities Report
World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization
The world we live in has been transformed in a manner not witnessed in recent times.  The coronavirus pandemic has triggered what arguably is the worst public health crisis in a century and the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.  In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the… Read more
WCR2016
World Cities Report
World Cities Report 2016: Urbanization and Development - Emerging Futures
The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The Report unequivocally… Read more
World Water Development Report 2020: Water and Climate Change
Global Report on Human Settlements
World Water Development Report 2020: Water and Climate Change
The 2020 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2020) entitled ‘Water and Climate Change’ aims at helping the water community to tackle the challenges of climate change and informing the climate change community about the opportunities that improved water management offers in terms of adaptation and… Read more
The Future of Asian & Pacific Cities Report 2019
Regional Report
The Future of Asian & Pacific Cities Report 2019
Five years into implementing this important international development framework, rapidly growing cities and towns are faced with a range of developmental choices that will shape their growth and long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability. Many of these are complex choices with differing short-term… Read more
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