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

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

This publication is the second report of the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions (AGFE) to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT. More info →
A guide for Municipalities: Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning , Volume 1

A guide for Municipalities: Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning , Volume 1

This series of publications, "Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Development Planning: A guide for Municipalities" is a consolidation of the materials initially developed as UN-HABITATs response to the specific requirements of the Balkan context. More info →
UN-HABITAT and Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP)

UN-HABITAT and Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP)

Kenya’s cities and towns are centres of industry, education, and culture, hosting 34 percent of the national population and generating over 65 percent of the national GDP. 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 →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
Problemas y políticas urbanas en América Latina: Certidumbres y falacias (Spanish Language version)

Problemas y políticas urbanas en América Latina: Certidumbres y falacias (Spanish Language version)

En esta ponenc a trataré de hacer un balance de algunas de las nvest gac ones que hemos llevado a cabo en d st ntos momentos de nuestra trayector a académ ca, con el objeto de retomar c ertas conclus ones de las m smas en el contexto en que se d eron or g nalmente y de expl car porqué comenzamos a explorar nuevos temas o a buscar nuevas maneras de entender aquellos ya anal zados. 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 →
Hargeisa – First steps towards strategic urban planning

Hargeisa – First steps towards strategic urban planning

The publication describes a city profile of Hargeisa, Somaliland. More info →
A Guide to Property Law in Uganda

A Guide to Property Law in Uganda

This guide has been written as an information resource for government officials, community leaders, humanitarian aid workers, judges, lawyers and others whose responsibilities include upholding land and property rights in Uganda. 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 →
Hábitat y financiación , Una estrategia para la lucha contra la pobreza

Hábitat y financiación , Una estrategia para la lucha contra la pobreza

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Celebrados ya los 15 años de nuestra Constitución de 1991, y sin dejar atrás las heridas y los efectos políticos del aleve ataque terrorista a las torres gemelas del World Trade Center de Nueva York, e inmersos en la interesante discusión que se viene adelantando en el país sobre la forma como debemos transitar civilizadamente en la discusión de nuestros necesarios e inevitables conflictos, hemos vuelto nuevamente nuestros ojos a la discusión sobre las alternativas de política para financiar a las personas, familias y hogares más necesitados, con el fin de mejorar su calidad de vida, orientando el gasto público para la construcci ón de hábitats dignos donde se logre el disfrute efectivo de los derechos humanos. More info →
A Post-Conflict Land Administration and Peacebuilding Handbook

A Post-Conflict Land Administration and Peacebuilding Handbook

Throughout history, conflicts have been waged over land. Confrontations over territory, border disputes, occupation of the territory of one State by another, or grievances stemming from inequitable access to land invariably have dramatic consequences for human settlements. More info →
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