Urban planning and design area supports Governments and cities with tested approaches, guidelines and tools to support urban growth and improved sustainability, efficiency and equity through planning and design at all levels and scales. Efforts are focused on ensuring that planning and designing contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
This catalogue presents of products and services provided by UN-HABITAT under its medium term strategic and institutional plan. It highlights the agency’s comparative advantage advocating for sustainable urban development in these times of rapid and chaotic urbanization.
The focus of UN-HABITAT over the next five years promoting participatory planning and governance, pro-poor land and housing, environmentally sound infrastructure and services, and strengthening finances for human settlements.