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Tale of 2 cities

Tale of 2 cities

The world continues to urbanize at an unprecedented pace and this year, for the first time ever, over half of the world’s population will be living in cities. 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 →
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 →
A better childhood in the city

A better childhood in the city

The special needs of children and young people have to be part of urban development and planning - from the beginning and not as an afterthought. Children and young people must be listened to. More info →
Rejuvenation of Community Toilets

Rejuvenation of Community Toilets

Sanitation services are necessary to support urban stability, enable social balance, economic growth and development and are imperative for the improvement of urban public services. 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 →
Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

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This strategy paper has been developed in the context of UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme, and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). More info →
Measures for Ensuring Sustainability of Rainwater Harvesting

Measures for Ensuring Sustainability of Rainwater Harvesting

Urban centers in India are facing an ironical situation with regard to water today. More info →
Niger: Profil Urbain De Mirriah (French)

Niger: Profil Urbain De Mirriah (French)

Le territoire de la commune de Mirriah est une partie intégrante des espaces constitutifs de la région de Zinder. More info →
Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

This policy paper forms part of UN-HABITAT’S Global Campaign on Urban Governance. More info →
Community Managed System for Operation, Billing & Collection of Water Charges

Community Managed System for Operation, Billing & Collection of Water Charges

The Millennium Development Goal 7 target 10 targets access to safe drinking water supply and basic sanitation to the under privileged. More info →
加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

《加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007》分析了对城市安全和保障造成威胁的三个主要问题,分别是:城市犯罪与暴力,房屋/土地保有权缺乏保障和强制驱逐,以及自然和人为灾害。 More info →
Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 4

Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 4

This series of publications, “Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities” is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITAT’s response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context. More info →
Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

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The goal of this document is to make evident the situation of young people living at risk in Latin America and to propose policies to face this problem. More info →
Manuel des bonnes pratiques – sécurité foncière et accès au sol – COMMENT METTRE EN OEUVRE LE PROGRAMME POUR L’HABITAT

Manuel des bonnes pratiques – sécurité foncière et accès au sol – COMMENT METTRE EN OEUVRE LE PROGRAMME POUR L’HABITAT

La misère est le lot d’une grande partie de l’humanité. Un sur cinq d’entre nous tous vit dans un taudis. La moitié d’entre nous manquent de sanitaires de base. More info →
Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 3

Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 3

This series of publications, “Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities” is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITAT’s response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context. More info →
Participatory Budgeting in Africa – A Training Companion for Anglophone Countries – Part II Facilitation Methods

Participatory Budgeting in Africa – A Training Companion for Anglophone Countries – Part II Facilitation Methods

Introduction of participatory budgeting can be a sound vehicle in realizing good governance and fighting poverty. It is a mechanism that involves elected leaders, public officials, service providers, and non-state actors – civil society, private sector and development part More info →
Droits des femmes au sol,à la propriété et au logement: guide global pour les politiques publiques

Droits des femmes au sol,à la propriété et au logement: guide global pour les politiques publiques

L’octroi effectif aux femmes des droits au sol, à la propriété et au logement est l’un des défis les plus difficiles auxquels ait à faire face le monde contemporain. More info →
Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 2

Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities , Volume 2

This series of publications, “Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities” is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITAT’s response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context . More info →
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 →
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