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Housing rights, housing policy, housing strategy
Housing and Slum Upgrading; Gender issue guide

Housing and Slum Upgrading; Gender issue guide

Access to adequate housing is a fundamental human right and is enshrined in numerous international agreements and conventions. More info →
Forced Evictions , Global Crisis, Global Solutions

Forced Evictions , Global Crisis, Global Solutions

This report reviews the status of forced evictions globally through the work of UN-HABITAT, the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, and other international actors. More info →
Quick Guide 6: Community-based organizations , The poor as agents of development

Quick Guide 6: Community-based organizations , The poor as agents of development

This Quick Guide 6 considers how governments and policy makers can work together with community-based organizations to address the problems that poor people experience in urban settlements, and find viable long-term solutions to their housing needs. More info →
Best Practices on Social Sustainability in Historic Districts

Best Practices on Social Sustainability in Historic Districts

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The case studies comprise a selection of initiatives in the enhancement and conservation of cultural heritage, contained in UN HABITAT’S Best Practices Database. More info →
Pro Poor Land Management: Integrating Slums into City Planning Approaches

Pro Poor Land Management: Integrating Slums into City Planning Approaches

This publication on Pro Poor Land Management is based on the Handbook on Best Practices, Security of Tenure and Access to Land. It briefly describes recent innovations at the global level in the field of pro poor land management. It shows how governments, including local government and other stakeholders, are coming to grips with implementing the land related principles enshrined in the Habitat Agenda at a practical level in the cities and towns. Together with the Handbook, it helps to assess at the global level the tools, methods and approaches that exist for the implementation of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure, and to identify the gaps, blockages and problems that still need to be addressed. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé (French)

Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Yaoundé (French)

Les actuelles frontières du Cameroun résultent des vicissitudes de la conquête coloniale et des rivalités entre l’Allemagne, l’Angleterre et la France ; aussi, ce pays estil composé de régions très diverses et de populations très différentes. More info →
Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile

Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile

The report provides us with an in-depth analysis of the various dimensions of housing and highlights some constraints that require the attention of public policy. More info →
亚洲的低成本土地和住房 (Affordable Land and Housing in Asia)

亚洲的低成本土地和住房 (Affordable Land and Housing in Asia)

在大多数国家中,获取低成本土地和住房是当前的一个严峻挑战。 More info →
Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

The Lautoka Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

The urban profiling in Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

The objective of this Quick Guide is to introduce some of the key concepts of housing finance and to provide a quick overview of how a housing finance system works. More info →
Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

This report provides a comprehensive review of the challenges for low and moderate income housing. It focuses on the issues of affordability, accessibility and sustainability in resolving the housing problem. More info →
Tools to Support Participatory Urban Decision Making

Tools to Support Participatory Urban Decision Making

This toolkit is a contribution to the Global Campaign on Urban Governance, an initiative led by UN-Habitat in collaboration with a whole range of partners whose development goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty through improved urban governance. This toolkit will contribute to the wider dialogue, advocacy and capacity-building efforts towards good urban governance. The tools contained herein will form part of an electronic database of tools encompassing various principles promoted by the Campaign. More info →
Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Le but du profil régional du secteur urbain est de contribuer à l’élaboration et à l’exécution de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté en milieu urbain aux niveaux local, national et sous-régional. More info →
Liberia Housing Profile

Liberia Housing Profile

To contribute towards addressing this challenge, the Liberia Housing Profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a 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 in Liberia. More info →
Indian Housing Project: Rebuilding Homes, Transforming Lives
Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Le profil du secteur du logement au Sénégal est une analyse complète du secteur du logement urbain, avec un regard concentre sur l'identification de ses points forts et faiblesses. Le profil contribue à la création d'un cadre devant permettre la provision d'un logement convenable pour tous. More info →
Gambia: National Urban Profile

Gambia: National Urban Profile

The urban population in The Gambia stood at 53 percent of the total ppulation in 2003. More info →
Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide 4 explores how communities facing eviction have organized themselves, and drawn on the support of community-based networks and institutions in Africa and globally to find alternatives to the destruction of their settlements. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4 EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4 EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide explores several practicable and replicable alternatives to evictions which are being tested, refined and scaled up by governments, community groups and support institutions in Asia. More info →
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