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Annual Report 2021
Annual Report
Annual Report 2021
In 2021, conflict, pandemic and climate emergencies continued to shape the challenges faced by human settlements. UN-Habitat was able to strengthen its efforts to help Member States to respond to new vulnerabilities and… Read more
World Cities Report 2022
Flagship Report
World Cities Report 2022: Envisaging the Future of Cities
The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 created a temporary crisis of confidence in the future of cities. However, a broad consensus is that urbanization remains a powerful twenty-first century mega-trend; and… Read more
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UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States Overview 2021
Activities Report
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States Overview 2021
2022
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab State’s Overview sheds the light on the interventions and achievements of UN-Habitat in the Arab region in the year 2021. The interventions include contribution to urban development, ensuring access to adequate housing and providing safe and inclusive public spaces, as well as COVID-19 response.
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Integration is key: the role of electric mobility for low-carbon and sustainable cities
Technical Report
Integration is key: the role of electric mobility for low-carbon and sustainable cities
2022
Transport electrification can simultaneously contribute to sustainable urban mobility by enhancing vehicle energy efficiency and supporting the shift towards public transport and active mobility. Electric mobility expands the mobility options in our cities, with a range of lightweight, new electric vehicles including electric bicycles and kick e-scooters which can act as a catalyst for behavioural change.
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Slum Upgrading Legal Assessment Tool
Toolkits, Manuals and Guides
Slum Upgrading Legal Assessment Tool
2022
The Slum Upgrading Legal Assessment Tool is a diagnostic self-assessment legal tool to identify, in a structured, objective, and systematic way, the strengths and weaknesses of the regulatory framework made up of all legislation and regulations enacted at different levels and in force in a country.
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Findings from Innovate4Cities 2021 and Update to the Global Research and Action Agenda
Technical Report
Findings from Innovate4Cities 2021 and Update to the Global Research and Action Agenda
2022
This report has been developed by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) and UN-Habitat based on the outcomes of 2021 Innovate4Cities Conference co-sponsored by UN-Habitat, GCoM and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It is intended to inform research, policy and public discussions on the global research and action agenda for cities and climate change science.
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Vision Statement
Policy and Strategy
Vision Statement
2022
As we enter the second year of this United Nations’ Decade of Action, the Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reminds us that we need to ‘turbo-charge’ our efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. More importantly, we need to deliver the goals as One United Nations and strive to pass the finishing line with no one and no place left behind.
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Priorities 2022-2023 adequate housing cities and climate change and localising SDGs
Policy and Strategy
Priorities 2022-2023: Adequate Housing, Cities and Climate Change and Localising the Sustainable Development Goals
2022
Our world is changing rapidly. Technology and information are moving at breathtaking rates. Populations are expanding, political forces are in flux and the climate crisis threatens the planet’s future. A pandemic has swept across the world, claiming millions of lives.
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Participatory Approaches: Lessons from Kakuma-Kalobeyei, Turkana County, Kenya
Technical Report
Participatory Approaches: Lessons from Kakuma-Kalobeyei, Turkana County, Kenya
2022
Over the last decade, UN-Habitat has utilised participatory approaches in urban planning processes to support the creation of Kalobeyei Settlement, the regeneration of Kakuma Camps, and the development of a socio-economic corridor, in alignment to KISEDP, Kenya. Throughout these experiences, practitioners have recognized the importance of the design and integration of participatory approaches to elevate the role of every participant.
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Building Gender-Inclusive Cities Toward More Gender-Inclusive Programmes, Public Spaces & Cities in The Arab Region By UN-Habitat In 2021
Technical Report
Building Gender-Inclusive Cities Toward More Gender-Inclusive Programmes, Public Spaces & Cities in The Arab Region By UN-Habitat In 2021
2022
UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab State’s Building Gender-Inclusive Cities report highlights the mainstreaming and programmatic prioritization of gender in UN-Habitat’s work. This is done through showcasing numerous gender-responsive interventions and projects that were done across countries of the Arab region in 2021. In these projects, UN-Habitat focused on ensuring urban settings, including public spaces and transportation, are safe and empowering for all girls and women.
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 Regional Assessment on Urban Vulnerability and Resilience in Southern African Development Community Member States
Regional Report
Regional Assessment on Urban Vulnerability and Resilience in Southern African Development Community Member States
2022
This publication provides the basis for a much-needed Urban Resilience Framework, including an examination of urban disaster risk and resilience in the SADC region, vulnerability profiles for each country, city level analyses of vulnerability, and measures to foster institutional and policy discussions.
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Statement by Morroco
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Statement by the Arab Republic of Egypt
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Statement by the Group of African States
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Presentation by the Secretariat – annual report for 2021
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HSPEB.20224Rev.1 Draft work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2023 - Report of the Executive Director
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HSPEB.20224Rev.1 Draft work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2023 - Report of the Executive Director
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HSPEB.20224Rev.1 Draft work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2023 - Report of the Executive Director
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HSPEB.20224Rev.1 Draft work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2023 - Report of the Executive Director
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HSPEB.20224Rev.1 Draft work programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme and draft budget of the United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation for 2023 - Report of the Executive Director
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