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Compétences clés pour améliorer la gouvernance locale Vol 1. (French Language Version)

Compétences clés pour améliorer la gouvernance locale Vol 1. (French Language Version)

Sans des institutions locales solides et un personnel motivé, la décentralisation et la réforme des établissements humains n’apporteront pas les résultats escomptés en matière de développement. More info →
Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition)

Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition)

This publication is a abridged edition of Financing Urban Shelter: Gobal Report on Human Settlements 2005 (the main report). More info →
Serie de Análisis sobre la ley, la tenencia de la tierra y el género: América Latina

Serie de Análisis sobre la ley, la tenencia de la tierra y el género: América Latina

Los señalamientos y la presentación del material de esta publicación no implican la expresión de opinión alguna por parte del Secretariado de las Naciones Unidas con respecto al estatus legal de ningún país, territorio, ciudad o área, ni de sus habitantes, ni con respecto a la delimitación de sus fronteras o límites, ni acerca de su sistema económico y grado de desarrollo. More info →
International Migrants and the City

International Migrants and the City

This new book, which is jointly published by UN-HABITAT and the Università IUAV di Venezia, gives an account of different policies, practices and governance models that are addressing the issue of international migration in an urbanizing world. More info →
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 →
SCP Documentation Series no. 3: the sustainable Dar es Salaam Project 1992-2003

SCP Documentation Series no. 3: the sustainable Dar es Salaam Project 1992-2003

Dar es Salaam is the main industrial and commercial centre of the United Republic of Tanzania. 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 →
The Sustainable Cities Programme in Tanzania 1992-2003: The SCP Documentation Series

The Sustainable Cities Programme in Tanzania 1992-2003: The SCP Documentation Series

The Sustainable Cities Programme (SCP) started in the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam in 1992 under an initiative known as the Sustainable Dar es Salaam Project. Dar es Salaam was one of the first demonstration cities in Africa where environmental planning and management were revitalized under the SCP, a joint initiative of UNHABITAT and UNEP to implement Agenda 21. 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 →
Forced Evictions – Towards Solutions? First Report of the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT

Forced Evictions – Towards Solutions? First Report of the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT

This is the first Report of the Advisory group on forced evictions (AGFE) to the Executive Director of UNHABITAT. More info →
Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 4 – Action Guide: action ideas and case studies

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 4 – Action Guide: action ideas and case studies

The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. More info →
UN-HABITAT’S strategy for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goal 7 target 11

UN-HABITAT’S strategy for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goal 7 target 11

This paper gives an overall vision of the strategy that has been adopted by UN-HABITAT to ensure that all the relevant Millennium Development Goals, generally, and the goals that target directly the urban poor, more specifically, become an integral part of the priorities and actions of its different organizational units. More info →
Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 3 – Toolkit: tools to support the planning process

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning – Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 3 – Toolkit: tools to support the planning process

The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. More info →
Operational Activities Report 2005

Operational Activities Report 2005

his report describes UN-HABITAT’s projects in the over 50 countries in which they are currently active. More info →
Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning:The Local Economic Development (LED) series Volume 2 – Manual: LED concepts and a 10-step planning process
Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Adequate Housing: A Global Overview United Nations Housing Rights Programme, Report No. 7

Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Adequate Housing: A Global Overview United Nations Housing Rights Programme, Report No. 7

A preliminary effort to identify whether, and to what extent, indigenous peoples enjoy the right to adequate housing in different regions of the world. More info →
Shared Tenure Options for Women

Shared Tenure Options for Women

Security of Tenure is one of the cornerstones of Millennium Development Goal 7 on the improvement of the lives of slum dwellers, and is the main focus of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure More info →
Good policies and enabling legislation for attaining MDGs: a methodology for participatory review and assessment

Good policies and enabling legislation for attaining MDGs: a methodology for participatory review and assessment

UN-HABITAT, through the Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme, has implemented a pilot project to document some outstanding urban policies and laws. More info →
Housing and Property Rights – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro

Housing and Property Rights – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro

The hardships that have confronted the people of former Yugoslavia throughout the past decade have been unprecedented in post-World War II Europe. More info →
Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter – Global Report on Human Settlements

Financing Urban Shelter presents the first global assessment of housing finance systems, placing shelter and urban development challenges within the overall context of macroeconomic policies. The report describes and analyzes housing finance conditions and trends in all regions of the world, including formal housing finance mechanisms, microfinance and community funding, highlighting their relevance to the upgrading of slums. Recent policy developments in the area of shelter finance are discussed at the international and national levels. The report also examines policy directions that could be taken to strengthen shelter finance systems, particularly with respect to realizing the Millennium Declaration target of improving the lives of slum dwellers. More info →
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