The Sustianable Cities and Communities Consultation (Consulta Cidades Sustantáveis) demonstrates an innovative way to engage citizens, create awareness of sustainable city policies and the Agenda 2030, in addition to facilitating monitoring and gathering of data to support a dialogue with local governments. The report presents the results of the implementation of the consultation in Brazil from 2019 to 2020.
Rio de Janeiro 31 August 2015--Representatives of UN-Habitat and the State of Rio de Janeiro have signed an agreement on sustainable urban development.
During the ceremony, the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, and the Director of the regional office of UN-Habitat in Latin America and the Caribbean, Elkin Velasquez, made a commitment to promote actions and projects for the benefit of urban and metropolitan governance.
Rio de Janeiro, 11 December 2014 – UN-Habitat and the City of São Paulo have entered an agreement to promote debate around the challenges to sustainable urban development. The Mayor of São Paulo, Fernando Haddad, and the Director of the UN-Habitat Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Elkin Velásquez, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to firm up the existing partnership between the two institutions.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 02/12/2014 -- The lack of water in Brazil was the theme of the second seminar on " Challenges of Sanitation for All," organized last November by the Water, Sewage and Environment Workers Union of Espírito Santo state (Sindaema) at the Instituto Federal do Espirito Santo (IFES) in Victoria, Brazil.
Secure land and property rights for all are essential to reducing poverty because they underpin economic development and social inclusion. Secure land tenure and property rights enable people in urban and rural areas to invest in improved homes and livelihoods. Although many countries have completely restructured their legal and regulatory framework related to land and they have tried to harmonize modern statutory law with customary ones, millions of people around the world still have insecure land tenure and property rights.
This publication presents the situation of the municipality of Casimiro de Abreu in relation with the Millenium Development Goals within the work of monitoring city indicators related to the Millenium Development Goals between 2000 and 2006.
This publication presents the situation of Itaborai in relation with the Millenium Development Goals within the work of monitoring city indicators related to the Millenium Development Goals in 2007.