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Global Campaign on Urban Governance (THE)

Global Campaign on Urban Governance (THE)

The development goal of the Global Campaign on Urban Governance is to contribute to the eradication of poverty through improved urban governance. More info →
Sustainable Development of the Housing Finance System: The Experience of the Canada Mortgage and housing Corporation (CMHC) Series No. 1

Sustainable Development of the Housing Finance System: The Experience of the Canada Mortgage and housing Corporation (CMHC) Series No. 1

Sustainable Development of the Housing Finance System: The Experience of the Canada Mortgage and housing Corporation (CMHC) Series No. 1 More info →
Global Urban Indicators Database

Global Urban Indicators Database

This publication has been designed to provide results and analysis of data collected by UN-HABITAT in 1998, five years after the Habitat II Conference in Istanbul. More info →
Leakage Reduction Projects Undertaken by Rand Water

Leakage Reduction Projects Undertaken by Rand Water

This report provides an overview of the importance of Water Demand Management (WMD) in South Africa. It highlights the significance of improving water use efficiency in the Vaal River System. More info →
Sustainable Cities Programme 1990 – 2000

Sustainable Cities Programme 1990 – 2000

The publication highlights the Sustainable Cities Programmes approach and reviews the achievements in the period from 1990 to 2000 and looks ahead to future directions of the SCP based lessons of experience gathered from the ongoing city projects. 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 →
Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Summary of the Colloquium deliberations, which were focused around three main objectives, e.g. to stimulate development of the cooperative approach in the housing sector by: a) Facilitating exchange of information and experience regarding the cooperative approach in the housing sector; b) Understanding the challenges and possibilities that exist within the cooperative approach in different countries; and c) Improving co-ordination and collaboration between stakeholders in the cooperative housing sector, to encourage the development of joint activities. The report also contains the full text of the statements and papers presented at the Colloquium. 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 →
Building NGO/CBO Capacity for Organizational Outreach – Part 1 Concepts and Strategies

Building NGO/CBO Capacity for Organizational Outreach – Part 1 Concepts and Strategies

This publication deals with the three skills and processes that are central to building organizational outreach capacity- communicating, developing strategic alliances and influencing others. More info →
Building NGO/CBO Capacity through Managing and Developing Human Resources – Part 2 Concepts and Strategies

Building NGO/CBO Capacity through Managing and Developing Human Resources – Part 2 Concepts and Strategies

This manual is designed to provide ideas for two different audiences- individuals who would like to conduct various kinds of training experiences to help others learn about managing and developing human resources within NGO/CBO community, and NGO/CBO managers and supervisors who want to improve their organisation’s HRM system and practices. More info →
Local Democracy and Decentralization in East and Southern Africa

Local Democracy and Decentralization in East and Southern Africa

This publication is set to highlight the broad range of issues that requires consideration with regard to local democracy and decentralization in East and Southern Africa. It aims at providing brief overviews on decentralization processes in the five selected countries in the region. It summarizes the many different aspects of decentralization highlighting key issues that need to be addressed by practitioners. More info →
Guide for Community Based Environmental Management Information Systems (CEMIS) (THE)

Guide for Community Based Environmental Management Information Systems (CEMIS) (THE)

Guide for Community Based Environmental Management Information Systems (CEMIS) (THE) More info →
Cities without slums

Cities without slums

Includes a brief overview of what slums are and why the continue to exist. More info →
Developing and Managing Professional Code of Ethics

Developing and Managing Professional Code of Ethics

The resource guide is targeted to a small but potentially influential group :professional associations and their members who serve local government associations More info →
Crime in Nairobi: Results of a City wide Victim Survey; Safer Cities Series 2

Crime in Nairobi: Results of a City wide Victim Survey; Safer Cities Series 2

This publication is part of the Safer Nairobi project, funded by UNDP, which is working towards a city-wide crime prevention strategy. More info →
Rights and Reality: Are women’s equal rights to land, housing and property implemented in East Africa?

Rights and Reality: Are women’s equal rights to land, housing and property implemented in East Africa?

Women's equal rights to land, housing and property are recognized in international law and are translated into national law by an increasing number of governments. More info →
Coalition for Sustainable Urbanisation: Partnership Commitments for Implementing Agenda 21

Coalition for Sustainable Urbanisation: Partnership Commitments for Implementing Agenda 21

Coalition for Sustainable Urbanisation: Partnership Commitments for Implementing Agenda 21. More info →
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