All posts tagged "Governance"

  • Stand up for public space – Luisa Bravo

    Luisa Bravo in this lecture advocates for that public space in cities is a common good, meant to be open, inclusive and democratic – a right for everybody. MP3 AUDIO: Luisa Bravo – Stand up for public space SYNOPSIS...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Competitive Cities for jobs and growth: What, Who and How – Sameh Wahba

    This lecture aims to introduce how cities can successfully introduce and harness levers to improve their competitiveness, facilitating firm and industry growth to create jobs, raise productivity and increase incomes. MP3 AUDIO: Sameh Wahba – Competitive Cities...

    • Posted June 13, 2017
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  • Networking City Leadership – Michele Acuto

    With mounting globalisation, sprawling city-to-city connections, and an increasing role in global governance, it is critical for city leaders to understand and strategically orient their networking activities to open up the horizons of urban policy. Michele Acuto...

    • Posted May 30, 2017
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  • Metropolitan Governance: A Framework for Capacity Assessment. Guidance Notes and Toolbox

    UN-Habitat and GIZ have developed the Metropolitan Capacity Assessment Methodology (MetroCAM) as a joint contribution to implement urban sustainable development agendas and bring them to the metropolitan scale. It complements the Unpacking Metropolitan Governance series. With this...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Case study: Metropolitan Governance, Metropolitan Bandung, Indonesia

    This metropolitan governance case study is part of a joint effort of GIZ and UN-Habitat and is complementing the global study “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” (GIZ/ UN-Habitat, 2015). Three selected case studies – Metropolitan Bandung...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Case study: Metropolitan Governance, EThekwini (Durban), South Africa

    This metropolitan governance case study is part of a joint effort of GIZ and UN-Habitat and is complementing the global study “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” (GIZ/ UN-Habitat, 2015).  Three selected case studies – Metropolitan Bandung...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Case study: Metropolitan Governance, Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico

    This metropolitan governance case study is part of a joint effort of GIZ and UN-Habitat and is complementing the global study “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” (GIZ/ UN-Habitat, 2015). Three selected case studies – Metropolitan Bandung...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development: Analysis of Case Studies: Summary Reports of Case Studies

    This case study analysis forms part of the publication series “Unpacking metropolitan governance” that documents experiences and gives hands-on approaches for stakeholders in the field of sustainable development of metropolitan regions. The analysis and the summary reports...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Roadmap for localizing the SDGs: Implementation and monitoring at subnational level

    At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

    This joint publication “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” is the product of a close cooperation between GIZ and UN-Habitat. Against the background of rapid urbanization, new forms of power relations between the different levels of government...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning

    The need for planning cannot be over-emphasized. Urbanization is progressing rapidly and by 2050, seven out of ten people will be living in cities. Inappropriate policies, plans and designs have led to inadequate spatial distribution of people...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries

    Governance is about the processes by which public policy decisions are made and implemented. ICT can become a catalyst to improve governance in towns and cities and help increase the levels of participation, efficiency and accountability in...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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  • Experts Meet In Barcelona On Land-Based Finance

    Barcelona, May 25, 2015. – In conjunction with the Barcelona City Council, UN-Habitat convened experts in municipal finance, governance and capacity development to review its recently developed Land-Based Finance Training Package. The training is designed to build...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Namibian policy makers benefit from a workshop on housing the poor

    Windhoek, 27th March 2015 – Over 30 Namibian government officials, policy makers, members of parliament and councilors last week attended a workshop where they were trained on housing the poor. The three day workshop was organised by...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • ICT, Urban Governance and Youth

    The ICT, Urban Governance and Youth report is the fourth report in the Global Youth-Led Development series. The report provides a conceptual framework which reflects the rapidly changing dynamics in three areas of urban development: the demographics of the fastest growing segment...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • Urbanisation and land governance in the spotlight in South Sudan

    Juba 16 October 2014—The Second South Sudan Urbanisation Conference kicked off in Juba on Wednesday with speakers placing greater emphasis on better land governance practice in the urban areas. Officially opening the meeting, the Speaker of the...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Unidad De Gobiernos Locales Y Descentralización

    ONU-Hábitat tiene el mandato específico dentro del sistema de Naciones Unidas de actuar como Punto Focal De Referencia Para Los Gobiernos Locales, incluyendo a municipios, áreas metropolitanas, regiones, provincias y otros niveles de gobierno territorial. Los gobiernos...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Unite Des Gouvernements Locaux Et Decentralisation

    ONU-Habitat a le mandat spécifique au sein du système des Nations Unies d’agir comme Point Focal Pour Les Gouvernements Locaux, y compris les municipalités, aires métropolitaines, régions, provinces et autres niveaux de gouvernements territoriaux. Les gouvernements locaux...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Ethiopia: National Urban Profile

    In Ethiopia, the profiling was undertaken under the leadership of national and local authorities.

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ethiopia: Ambo Urban Profile

    In Ethiopia, the profiling was undertaken under the leadership of national and local authorities.

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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