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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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Annual Report 2021
Annual Report
Annual Report 2021
2022
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 risks. Our normative guidance combined with demonstrated projects succeeded in creating conducive conditions for sustainable and inclusive recovery and resilience at the local level.
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Amman Spatial Profile (Jordan)
Urban Profile
Amman Spatial Profile (Jordan)
2022
Based on a spatially focused and cross-sectoral situational analysis of urban settlements hosting displaced populations, this multi-level profile allows locals, stakeholders, and readers to develop a comprehensive spatial understanding of the existing situation as a basis for evidence-based decision making for long-term urban development strategies and infrastructure investment planning.
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Irbid Spatial Profile (Jordan)
Urban Profile
Irbid Spatial Profile (Jordan)
2022
Based on a spatially focused and cross-sectoral situational analysis of urban settlements hosting displaced populations, this multi-level profile allows locals, stakeholders, and readers to develop a comprehensive spatial understanding of the existing situation as a basis for evidence-based decision making for long-term urban development strategies and infrastructure investment planning.
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Land Tenure and Sustainable Agri-Food Systems
Policy and Strategy
Land tenure and sustainable agri-food systems
2022
UN-Habitat - FAO policy paper on Land Tenure and Sustainable Agri-Food Systems highlights the need for securing land rights beyond the farming community and for the array of actors, including micro, small and medium sized agri-food enterprises.
It also notes that secure access to land and tenure rights needs to be considered part of a broader investment and enabling policy environment to support the sustainability of agri-food systems in the long term.
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Urban recovery framework
Policy and Strategy
Urban recovery framework
2022
The Urban Recovery Framework (URF) is a key instrument to enhance response to urban crises. The aim of the URF is to create an enabling environment for more effective recovery in urban areas, affected by natural or man-made crises, including conflict.
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Project Newsletter 1: EU Response to Health and Socio-economic Impact of COVID-19 in Mogadishu
Technical Report
LIFE AMIDST A PANDEMIC: Urban livelihoods, food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa
2022
he future of the world’s population will undeniably continue to be urban albeit with a variety of challenges such as inequalities, climate change, unemployment, including numerous shocks such as floods and drought, conflict, and macroeconomic challenges. In 2050, 68% of the world’s population is expected to reside in urban areas, up from 56% in 2020.
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Guidance for Responding to Displacement in Urban Areas
Toolkits, Manuals and Guides
Guidance for Responding to Displacement in Urban Areas
2022
UN-Habitat and UNHCR have been working together to advance their shared mandate to improve assistance for UNHCR’s persons of concern (PoC), and to maximize synergies along the humanitarian-development continuum. This guidance identifies key considerations to build upon organizational mandates to protect vulnerable populations through inclusive and sustainable urban planning.
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Global Public Space Programme Annual Report 2021
Annual Report
Global Public Space Programme Annual Report 2021
2022
Launched in 2012, UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme supports cities to take actions for safe, inclusive, and accessible public space for all. As a Programme, we promote the crucial role of green and quality public spaces in cities, acting as an enabler for social justice, prosperity, and environmental change. The Global Public Space Programme adopts an integrated and iterative approach for sustainable public space development and management.
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Master Tool on Climate Change: Flagship 3 RISE UP - Resilient Settlements for the Urban Poor
Toolkits, Manuals and Guides
Master Tool on Climate Change: Flagship 3 RISE UP - Resilient Settlements for the Urban Poor
2022
Over recent years, UN-Habitat has developed various guides and tools in the context of climate change and urban/human settlements development; however a stocktaking and managing mechanism was lacking. To efficiently and effectively utilize the guides and tools and to maximize the use of limited resources, the importance of a master tool has been pointed out.
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Document
Presentation by the Secretariat – draft work programme and budget for the year 2022
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UN-Habitat Scoping mission to Ukraine – 2/14 October 2022
Document
UN-Habitat Scoping mission to Ukraine – 2/14 October 2022
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Statement and Speech
Statement by the Chair of the ad hoc working group on programmatic, budgetary and administrative matters
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Statement and Speech
Statement by the Chair of the ad hoc working group on stakeholder engagement policy
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Statement and Speech
Statement by Honourable Zacharia Mwangi Njeru, Cabinet Secretary for The Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing and Urban Development
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Statement and Speech
Statement by the Executive Director of UN-Habitat
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Statement and Speech
Statement by the UNON Director General
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Document
Presentation by the Secretariat – resource mobilization
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Document
Presentation by the Secretariat- SPEA
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