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72 Questions courantes sur les budgets participatifs (Francais)

72 Questions courantes sur les budgets participatifs (Francais)

Le présent Manuel de questions courantes se propose d’apporter une réponse directe et pratique à la question générale de savoir quel est le meilleur moyen d’exécuter un budget participatif. More info →
Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

The aim of this publication is to present UN-Habitat's activities in Mozambique for reducing the vulnerability of local population living in disaster-prone areas which have been implemented since 2002. More info →
Strategic Urban Development Plan for Homa Bay Municipality (2008-2030)

Strategic Urban Development Plan for Homa Bay Municipality (2008-2030)

The Strategic Urban Development Plan of Homa Bay is an initiative of the UN-HABITAT taking place in collaboration with Homa Bay Municipal Council. More info →
GIS as a Planning Support System for the Planning of Harmonious Cities , No. 3

GIS as a Planning Support System for the Planning of Harmonious Cities , No. 3

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Professor Yeh explores the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a Planning Support System for urban planning. More info →
Structural Transformation in Ethiopia: the urban dimension

Structural Transformation in Ethiopia: the urban dimension

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Building ‘Economically Productive, Socially Inclusive, Environmentally Sustainable & Well Governed’ Cities in Ethiopia 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 →
72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting

72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting

The present Manual of Frequently Asked Questions intends to respond in a direct and practical way to the general question of how best to implement a Participatory Budget. More info →
Estado de las Ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe (State of the Latin America and the Caribbean Cities report) – Espanol

Estado de las Ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe (State of the Latin America and the Caribbean Cities report) – Espanol

Con un 80% de su población residiendo en ciudades, América Latina y el Caribe es la región más urbanizada del planeta. More info →
Urban Planning Manual for Somaliland

Urban Planning Manual for Somaliland

This planning manual, which is targeted at planners and technicians in Somaliland (north-west Somalia) explains basic urban planning and details six crucial steps in the urban planning cycle. More info →
Berbera Profile , First Steps Towards Strategic Urban Planning

Berbera Profile , First Steps Towards Strategic Urban Planning

This booklet outlines the basic steps taken towards effective and integrated urban development in the city of Berbera in the northern Somali region (Somaliland). More info →
Planeamiento Urbano para Dirigentes Municipales

Planeamiento Urbano para Dirigentes Municipales

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Un Buen Planeamiento Urbano Transforma su Ciudad More info →
UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya – Volume 1

UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya – Volume 1

This report is based on the outcomes of the capacity development trainings that were undertaken in support to the implementation of the on-going Kenya Municipal Programme. It details outcomes of the first phase of the training that was done for the Kenya Municipal Programme Counties Clusters III (Machakos, Embu & Kiambu) and IV (Nyeri & Nakuru). More info →
Transfiriendo Mejores Practicas (Transferring Best Practices) – Espanol

Transfiriendo Mejores Practicas (Transferring Best Practices) – Espanol

The publication illustrates how practices that are successful in one context can stimulate processes and affirmative action in other settings, through the exchange of lessons learned through a process of careful transfers of local demands. More info →
Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

The Sourcebook on Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool draws from the experience of several successive programmes implemented by UN-Habitat in Kosovo, which used visioning as a participatory planning tool. More info →
Burao Profile – first steps towards strategic planning

Burao Profile – first steps towards strategic planning

The publication draws on the results of participative workshops such as the Burao City Profile and the Burao City Consultation and offers local and international agencies, donors and in particular local communities and civil society stakeholders the opportunity to identify critical problems and strategic objectives in the area of sustainable and post-conflict city planning. More info →
UN-HABITAT in the Somali Region , 25 Years of Partnership in Urban Development

UN-HABITAT in the Somali Region , 25 Years of Partnership in Urban Development

or more than 25 years, UN-HABITAT has been working with partners in the Somali region to promote sustainable, participatory urban development. More info →
Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

The Report advocates for the need of cities to enhance the public realm, expand public goods and consolidate rights to the 'commons' for all as a way to expand prosperity. More info →
亚洲的可持续城市化进程一本写给地方政府的资料 (Sustainable Urbanization in Asia)

亚洲的可持续城市化进程一本写给地方政府的资料 (Sustainable Urbanization in Asia)

快速的城市化(连同气候变化)正在成为二十一世纪最具挑战性的问题 More info →
Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity

Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity

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A key finding of this report is "the expansion of cities has been accompanied by changes in land use, both in terms of form as well as structure. Streets, as public spaces, have lost their importance in terms of their share of land, as well as their prominent role in shaping the culture and history of cities." More info →
2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

اتخذ العالم العربي دوراً هاماً للغاية في تاريخ عمليات التحضر، حيث تشكل هذه المنطقة منشأ الحضارة المدنية والتي شهدت أيضاً تداول المسائل الحضرية على مدى قرون عديدة. وقد تولدت عن الحضارة العربية في المناطق الحضرية بعض من أجمل المدن في العالم خلال فترة تطورها على مدى الألفية الماضية. More info →
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