Building Back Better – Supporting Spatial Planning in Gaza’s Khuza’a Municipality

Gaza, 02 March 2016-- UN-Habitat through a partnership with the Dutch Creative Industries Fund deployed a team of four planning and architectural experts from Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany for a technical exchange with Gazan planners, engineers and community representatives in the context of developing detailed local outline plans for Abu-Reida and Al-Najar neighborhoods in the Municipality of Khuza’a in south eastern Gaza.

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Japanese Ambassador opens pre-school built through Un-Habitat Infrastructure Project

Kilinochchi, 5 November 2015-- Japanese ambassador to Sri Lanka, Mr. Kenichi Suganuma and his wife Madam Akiko, visited Kilinochchi district this week where he opened the Peptees Preschool in Vivekanadanagar East Village constructed through UN-Habitat’s post conflict infrastructure reconstruction project.

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Japan Provides USD 4.2 million to Improve Learning in Sri Lanka

Colombo, 12 March 2015-- The Government of Japan is providing funding of USD 4,201,541 through the UN-Habitat for the sustainable resettlement of conflict affected people through community-driven improvement of the learning environment in Mannar District. Over the next 30 months, this project will support fifteen schools to construct and improve infrastructure facilities through a participatory process.

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Women in Post-Conflict Settlement Planning

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Ten principles can be followed to produce the sort of equal post-conflict settlement planning that can help to build communities that have a better basis of becoming peaceful and sustainable. These are:

1. Gender factors should be integrated in post-conflict settlement planning.

2. Post-conflict settlement planning should increase the safety and security of all groups.

3. Women grassroots organizations should be involved in post-conflict settlement planning.

Innovative Approaches for Involuntary Resettlement

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In Sri Lanka today, as in many other developing countries, there is a growing urgency to come up with creative and sustainable solutions to tackle the twin pressures of infrastructure needs and the interests of communities who are affected by such projects, often losing their homes, land and livelihood in the process.Rapid industrialization has catapulted Colombo, Sri Lankass commercial capital, into an economic hub. However, this has also severely damaged the environment, especially the cityss peripheral areas abounding in factories.

Recuperando la primera centralidad de la ciudad - Spanish Language Version

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El segundo Encuentro Iberoamericano de Mejores Practicas Urbanas se centro en el analisis y en la discusion de la relacion entre la ciudad en expanison y la ciudad construida. De esta actividad resultaron valiosos aprotes en la construccion del proceso de recuperacion de la primera centralidad de la ciudad.

Dentro del escenario de las Buenas y Mejores Practicas urbanas y ambientales que contribuyen al desarrollo sostenible de la ciudad, el evento reunio actores con intereses y responsabilidades semehantes en la busqueda de objetivos comunes.