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    Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

    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. More info →
    The Challenge of Local Government Financing in Developing Countries

    The Challenge of Local Government Financing in Developing Countries

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    The report identifies successful governance mechanisms for efficient and equitable provision of public services in metropolitan areas of developing countries, and shares experiences and methods to making public service provision more viable in peri-urban areas of large cities and in smaller urban centres of these countries. More info →
    Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 3

    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. More info →
    E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries

    E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries

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    Governance is about the processes by which public policy decisions are made and implemented. ICT can become a catalyst to improve governance in towns and cities and help increase the levels of participation, efficiency and accountability in public urban policies, provided that the tools are appropriately used, accessible and affordable. This book examines how ICT enabled governance is applied to urban policy design and highlights case studies, tools, methodologies, all reflecting current challenges and potential for the use of ICT in governance processes in cities. More info →
    Decentralization in Iraq

    Decentralization in Iraq

    This report presents the outcomes of UN-HABITAT 's International Conference on Decentralization, Local Governance and Service Delivery: Sharing Experience and Sustaining Progress in Urban Iraq, which took place in Amman, Jordan from 8-10 May 2011. More info →
    Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 2

    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. More info →
    Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

    Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

    This joint publication “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” is the product of a close cooperation between GIZ and UN-Habitat. Against the background of rapid urbanization, new forms of power relations between the different levels of government emerge and stronger coordination and cooperation is required. More info →
    Directrices Internacionales Sobre Descentralización Y Acceso A Los Servicios Básicos Para Todos (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Spanish Version Langauge
    Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

    Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

    This policy paper forms part of UN-HABITAT’S Global Campaign on Urban Governance. More info →
    Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

    Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

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    The purpose of this paper is to outline UN-Habitat’s approach to using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler to encourage youth participation in urban design and governance. More info →
    Lignes directrices internationales sur l’accès aux services de base pour tous (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all)
    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 4 – Training Tools: to support enhanced learning and application

    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 4 – Training Tools: to support enhanced learning and application

    The Local Elected Leadership (LEL) series presents two roles and ten competencies essential for every elected official to effectively perform their job when serving local communities. More info →
    Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

    Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

    This publication is designed for national and local authorities, the police, and civil society organisations which contribute to urban safety development at the local level. More info →
    关于权力下放和为所有人 提供基本服务的国际准则 (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Chinese Language Version

    关于权力下放和为所有人 提供基本服务的国际准则 (International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all) – Chinese Language Version

    本宣传册载列了人居署理事会分别于2007年和2009年核准的两套准则。联合国各会员国通过核准这些准则,承诺促进权力下放和加强地方政府,推动使所有人都能获得基本服务。 More info →
    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 3 – Concepts and Strategies: for each of the roles and competencies

    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 3 – Concepts and Strategies: for each of the roles and competencies

    The Local Elected Leadership (LEL) series presents two roles and ten competencies essential for every elected official to effectively perform their job when serving local communities. More info →
    GIS Handbook for Municipalities

    GIS Handbook for Municipalities

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    This handbook serves as an introductory guide to geographic information system (GIS) technology for local government and other interested stakeholders. It suggests some common opportunities for GIS application, the benefits a GIS provides to users, and what is required to set up a GIS and sustain it. More info →
    International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all (Arabic Language Version)

    International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all (Arabic Language Version)

    The guidelines outline the main principles underlying the democratic, constitutional/legal and administrative aspects of local governance and decentralization. More info →
    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 2 – Users Guide: to maximize use beyond training workshops

    Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance – Local Elected Leadership Series Volume 2 – Users Guide: to maximize use beyond training workshops

    The Local Elected Leadership (LEL) series presents two roles and ten competencies essential for every elected official to effectively perform their job when serving local communities. More info →
    Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development: Analysis of Case Studies:  Summary Reports of Case Studies

    Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development: Analysis of Case Studies: Summary Reports of Case Studies

    This case study analysis forms part of the publication series “Unpacking metropolitan governance” that documents experiences and gives hands-on approaches for stakeholders in the field of sustainable development of metropolitan regions. The analysis and the summary reports of the case studies of Metropolitan Bandung (Indonesia), Guadalajara Metropolitan Area (Mexico) and e-Thekwini (Durban, South Africa) are following the joint publication of the discussion paper “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development”, UN-Habitat, GIZ and FMDV encourage a critical and intensive discussion among policy makers and practitioners about the findings and recommendations offered by the discussion paper, case study reports, and analyses. The publication series shall serve as a reference point for the ongoing international discussion on transforming urbanization, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals at the local and metropolitan level and thereby contribute to the Habitat III debate. More info →
    МЕЖДУНАРОДНЫЕ РУКОВОДЯЩИЕ ПРИНЦИПЫ ДЕЦЕНТРАЛИЗАЦИИ И ДОСТУПА К БАЗОВЫМ УСЛУГАМ ДЛЯ ВСЕХ(International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all)

    МЕЖДУНАРОДНЫЕ РУКОВОДЯЩИЕ ПРИНЦИПЫ ДЕЦЕНТРАЛИЗАЦИИ И ДОСТУПА К БАЗОВЫМ УСЛУГАМ ДЛЯ ВСЕХ(International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for all)

    В настоящей брошюре содержатся два свода руководящих принципов, одобренных Советом управляющих ООН-Хабитат в 2007 и 2009 годах. More info →
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