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All posts tagged "Global Public Space"
Global Public Space Programme Annual report 2016
Launched in 2011, UN-Habitat's Global Public Space Programme works to improve the quality of public spaces worldwide. The programme brings together knowledge, good approaches, tools and methodologies on public space and makes them availably to local authorities...
- Posted April 27, 2017
Annual Report 2016: Global Public Space Programme
Research shows that there is a positive correlation between planned urbanization and development and that urban economies are more productive than rural economies. Well-planned urbanization can be a powerful tool for creating employment and livelihoods. This requires...
- Posted April 18, 2017
UN-Habitat launches Public Space and Market Place Programme in Bamenda, Cameroon
Bamenda, Cameroon, 31 August 2016–In August 2016, UN-Habitat and the Government Delegate of Bamenda City Council, Mr.Vincent Nji Ndumu, launched the Bamenda Public Space and Market Place Programme. Present at the event were representatives of the five...
- Posted August 31, 2016
Asian urban experts root for citywide public space strategies
Kuala Lumpur 17 August 2016– UN-Habitat conducted its’ first international workshop on public spaces titled “Creating safe, inclusive and accessible public spaces for all” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia early thismonth. Jointly organized by Citynet and Kuala Lumpur...
- Posted August 17, 2016
UN-Habitat utilising Minecraft in the development of public spaces in East Jerusalem
East Jerusalem, 18 July 2016 –Working hand in hand with partners, UN-Habitat is working on improving public spaces in an East Jerusalem neighbourhood. UN-Habitat is working in partnership with Bimkom -Planners for Planning Rights, Al Enaya Community...
- Posted July 19, 2016
Global Public Space Toolkit: From Global Principles to Local Policies and Practice
Despite its importance in promoting sustainable urban development, public space has not been given the attention it deserves in literature and, more importantly, in the global policy arena. Yet there is a growing body of principles and...
- Posted March 30, 2016
Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance
The purpose of this paper is to outline UN-Habitat’s approach to using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler to encourage youth participation in urban design and governance.
- Posted January 7, 2016
Global Public Space Programme
Launched in 2011, the Global Public Space Programme aims to improve the quality of public spaces worldwide. Public spaces have historically often been overlooked and undervalued by urban authorities but is increasingly being considered the backbone of...
- Posted October 9, 2015