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    Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

    Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

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    This Compendium has been compiled to accompany the Workshop on Strategies and best practices in crime prevention, in particular in relation to urban crime and youth at risk in the context of the 11th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Bangkok, Thailand from 18-25th April 2005. More info →
    QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

    QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

    Le présent Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime est un instrument qui a été mis au point conjointement par l’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC) et le Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-HABITAT) afin d’encourager la programmation commune au niveau des pays. More info →
    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. More info →
    CUESTIONES INTERSECTORIALES Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia-Spanish Version

    CUESTIONES INTERSECTORIALES Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia-Spanish Version

    El presente Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia es una herramienta de evaluación elaborada conjuntamente por la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC) y el programa de las Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos (ONU-Hábitat) con la idea de prestar asistencia a la programación conjunta en los países. More info →
    Diagnosis of Insecurity Report in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    Diagnosis of Insecurity Report in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    In 2002, the Government of Papua New Guinea with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and technical assistance from the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) launched the Safer Port Moresby Initiative with the express aim of addressing the underlying causes of crime that have accompanied the unprecedented urban growth of Port Moresby. More info →
    Libro Blanco de la seguridad y la convivencia de Medellín (Spanish Language Version)

    Libro Blanco de la seguridad y la convivencia de Medellín (Spanish Language Version)

    El Libra Blanco de la Seguridad y la Convivencia de Medellín es una herramienta de gobernanza mediante la cual se pretende identificar las problemáticas sociales e institucionales que inciden en el aumento de los índices de violencia. More info →
    Report: Urban Safety – Safety for all

    Report: Urban Safety – Safety for all

    The inspiration for the Johannesburg conference came in 1996 during the Vancouver conference on crime prevention for practitioners. More info →
    Guía para la Prevención en Barrios: Hacia Políticas de Cohesión Social y Seguridad Ciudadana – Spanish Language Version

    Guía para la Prevención en Barrios: Hacia Políticas de Cohesión Social y Seguridad Ciudadana – Spanish Language Version

    Esta Guía, es parte de una serie de Publicaciones del Programa Ciudades más Seguras de la Agencia de Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos ONU-HABITAT, y ha sido elaborada por la Universidad Alberto Alberto Hurtado(UAH), de Chile. More info →
    Crime in Dar es Salaam , Results of a City Victim Survey

    Crime in Dar es Salaam , Results of a City Victim Survey

    In March 2000, two studies were conducted into crime and violence in Dar es Salaam – a victim survey and a series of in-depth interviews on violence against women. More info →
    The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

    The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

    Women are at risk of violence both in public and private spheres, in and around the home, in neighbourhoods and at city level. More info →
    Victimisation in Tanzania: Surveys of Crime in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara

    Victimisation in Tanzania: Surveys of Crime in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara

    To better understand crime and public perceptions of safety in Tanzania, victimisation surveys were carried out in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara. More info →
    Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

    Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

    In many cities women and girls face violence not only in their homes and in relationships, but also in public spaces due to poor urban design and poor management of public spaces. More info →
    Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

    Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

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    Excluded from the city's opportunities, physically, politically and economically marginalized, slum dwellers are particularly vulnerable to crime and violence. More info →
    Guía para la prevención local hacia políticas de cohesión social y seguridad ciudadana

    Guía para la prevención local hacia políticas de cohesión social y seguridad ciudadana

    Esta Guía ha sido realizada en colaboración entre la Agencia de Naciones Unidas HABITAT y la Universidad Jesuita Alberto Hurtado (UAH) de Chile. More info →
    Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

    Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

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    El incremento de la conflictividad y la violencia en algunas zonas urbanas de América Latina y el Caribe ha generado la movilización de diversos actores y el impulso de múltiples y creativas intervenciones. En diferentes ciudades encontramos ejemplos de buenas prácticas que están siendo replicadas como solución a un entorno urbano más seguro y generador de convivencia. More info →
    National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

    National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

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    In 2007 Tanzania committed to the development of a national strategy on urban crime prevention. The National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania is the culmination of 10 years of work on safety in Tanzania. More info →
    Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

    Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

    This survey report is part of the Safer Cities Nairobi Project aiming at shedding light on the hidden problem of violence against women, and to address the gaps of information that persist on this subject. More info →
    Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

    Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

    This publication, which focuses on natural and human-made disasters, is the third of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. 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 →
    Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

    Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

    This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
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