UN-HABITAT/ UNEP commissioned a Mid-Term Review (MTR) of phase 2 of the Global sustainable cities programme (SCP) and localising Agenda 21 (LA21) 2003 -2007 in consultations with the Government of the Netherlands and Belgium, carried out during October 2005 – February 2006.

The inputs included in the review of global programme documentation and the operations of the UN-HABITAT/UNEP core teams, in addition to in-country reviews in Cuba, Kenya, Senegal and Sri Lanka. Also included is the self-assessment reports prepared by the UN-HABITAT core teams and by local consultants in the four countries.