Investigating Grey Areas: Access to Basic Urban Services in the Adjacent Areas of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

This publication is a joint UN-HABITAT and UNDP effort to investigate access to basic urban services in the Adjacent Areas (AAs) of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon. AAs are informal Palestinian gatherings that are located along the boundaries of official Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. In terms of access to basic urban services, AAs represent "Grey Areas" since they are denied both public and UNRWA basic urban services, given that the latter are provided within the boundaries of the official camps only. 

Malawi Urban Housing Sector Profile

The profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the country’s urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a policy framework that enables provision of adequate housing for all. It builds a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the urban housing sector that can serve as an authoritative reference point for all actors involved in the direct provision or enablement of housing

Ghana Housing Sector Profile

The profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the country’s urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a policy framework that enables the provision of adequate housing for all. It builds a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the urban housing sector that can serve as an authoritative reference point for all actors involved in the direct provision or enablement of housing

Tunisia Urban Housing Sector Profile

The profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the country’s urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a policy framework that enables the provision of adequate housing for all. It builds a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the urban housing sector that can serve as an authoritative reference point for all actors involved in the direct provision or enablement of housing

Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

The profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the country’s urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a policy framework that enables the provision of adequate housing for all. It builds a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the urban housing sector that can serve as an authoritative reference point for all actors involved in the direct provision or enablement of housing

Land and Conflict: Lessons from The Field on Conflict Sensitive Land Governance and Peacebuilding

This publication shows how addressing land issues can mitigate conflict, facilitate solutions to it, improve the likelihood that people can return to their homes after the violence is over, and contribute to peace overall. It draws on cases in nine countries in the Arab States, Africa, and Latin America with a range of conflict parties: farmers, herders, landlords, villagers, mining companies, host communities, displaced people, gangs, and various levels of government