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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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    • The Urban Governance Survey by UN Habitat, UCLG and LSE Cities

      LSE Cities, working in partnership with UN Habitat and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is inviting local government administrations to contribute to a study on ‘Governing Urban Futures’ by taking part in a short ...

      • Posted October 7, 2014
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    • Local Government And Decentralization Unit Brochure

      UN-Habitat has the specific mandate within the United Nations System to act as a focal point for local governments, including metropolitan, regional, provincial and other territorial governments. Local governments have the proximity, legitimacy and scale, in most...

      • Posted October 7, 2014
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    • Ghana: National Urban Profile

      The National Urban Profile focuses on the findings of a desk-study, interviews with key actors and a town consultation with key urban actors and institutions.

      • Posted October 5, 2014
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