All posts tagged "legislation"

  • 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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  • Legislation Position Paper 4

    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote innovative research activities in the niche area of urban law. The main pillars of this...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • University of Hong Kong hosts urban law conference

    Hong Kong 11 July 2016—The third Annual International and Comparative Urban Law Conference was recently held at the University of Hong Kong. The event which saw presentations by various experts was jointly organised by the Fordham Urban Law Center,...

    • Posted July 11, 2016
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  • New survey explores spectrum of urban governance arrangements worldwide

    Nairobi, 15 July 2015 – UN-Habitat, LSE Cities and the UCLG Committee on Decentralisation and Local Governance, have launched the 2015 edition of the Urban Governance Survey. The initiative, which runs until 30 September, aims to build...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • Celebrating Urban Law Day 2015

    London, 13 July 2015 – The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and UN-Habitat have co-hosted a celebration of Urban Law Day at the University of London, addressing the role and importance of effective functioning legal frameworks for...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat Global Country Activities Report: 2015 – Increasing Synergy for Greater National Ownership

    The UN-Habitat Global Activities Report formally the Operational Activities Report is an historical progress report to the Governing Council that takes into account the development made in addressing the UN-Habitat’s project portfolio at the national, regional and...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Justice

    The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Access to justice for violations of the...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Urban Law

    UN-Habitat works with partner countries and local governments to support the improvement of their law making processes as they affect the urban environment. This may involve the reform or development of a particular tool or a broader...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR)

    UN-Habitat has proposed a new approach for land readjustment called PILaR – Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment. The approach addresses many of the challenges of conventional land readjustment. The approach also emphasizes early and consistent, but realistic,...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • Tools to Support Transparency in Land Administration , Training package: Trainer’s Guide

    This publication forms a part of a two volume training package on Tools to Improve Transparency in Land Administration. The training package comprises a Training Toolkit and a Trainers’ Guide. The publication is a product of a...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Tools to Support Transparency in Land Administration , Training package: Toolkit

    This publication forms a part of a two volume training package on Tools to Improve Transparency in Land Administration. The training package comprises a Training Toolkit and a Trainers’ Guide. The first provides content and the latter...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • The State of Planning in Africa

    This report presents an overview of the state of planning in Africa. It is the result of research carried out by the African Planners Association among 15 of its affiliate member countries – Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya,...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Legislation

    Although needed for sound urban development, legal systems are among the major impediments preventing urban innovation. Read more about challenges relating to urban legislation and UN-Habitat's initiatives in that domain.

    • Posted March 1, 2014
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  • Urban Legislation, Land & Governance

    The Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch provides policy and operational support for governments and cities to identify reforms and to adopt laws and legal frameworks that effectively regulate urbanization issues such as land use, urban planning,...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 2

    Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges.

    • Posted July 16, 2008
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  • Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 3

    Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges.

    • Posted July 16, 2008
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  • Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

    Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges.

    • Posted July 16, 2008
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  • A guide for Municipalities: Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning , Volume 1

    This series of publications, "Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities" is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITATs response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context.

    • Posted July 14, 2007
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  • Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 2

    This series of publications, “Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities” is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITAT’s response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context .

    • Posted July 14, 2007
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  • Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 3

    This series of publications, “Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities” is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITAT’s response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context.

    • Posted July 14, 2007
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