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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 →
Women’s equal rights to housing, land and property in international law.

Women’s equal rights to housing, land and property in international law.

Women’s equal rights to adequate housing, land and property are well elaborated under international human rights law but are often elusive in practice. More info →
The Role of Government in the Housing Market , The Experiences from Asia

The Role of Government in the Housing Market , The Experiences from Asia

The diversity of Asia provides unique opportunities for examining the effectiveness of different policies and instruments. More info →
Housing, Land and Property in Crimea

Housing, Land and Property in Crimea

The purpose of this report is to provide an assessment of land disputes in Crimea. More info →
Housing Finance Manual for Developing Countries – Part 1

Housing Finance Manual for Developing Countries – Part 1

The shortage of finance for housing has long been recognized as one of the obstacles to the provision of housing for low-income households. More info →
Housing and Urban Upgrading in Yantai

Housing and Urban Upgrading in Yantai

This report examines the housing problems in China about two decades ago. More info →
Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Series: Urban Profiles
La croissance démographique rapide du Burkina Faso, et surtout l’extension démesurée des villes, ont de lourdes répercussions sur l’environnement de ce pays enclavé. More info →
HABITAT Y ESPACIO PUBLICO

HABITAT Y ESPACIO PUBLICO

Es muy satisfactorio para UN-Hábitat presentar este interesante libro .HÁBITAT Y ESPACIO PÚBLICO., donde se concretan algunos de los productos de la asistencia técnica que la Agencia se ha comprometido a ofrecer en el contex­to del proyecto COL/41657 . More info →
Le Budget Participatif en Afrique – Manuel de formation pour les pays francophone – Volume II Methodes et Approches
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 →
Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Burkina Faso: Profil Urbain National

Series: Urban Profiles
De 7.964.705 habitants selon le recensement général de la population en 1985, la population du Burkina Faso a atteint 10.312 609 habitants selon le recensement général de la population mené en 1996. More info →
Participatory Budgeting in Africa – A Training Companion for Anglophone Countries – Part I Concepts and Principles

Participatory Budgeting in Africa – A Training Companion for Anglophone Countries – Part I Concepts and Principles

Introduction of participatory budgeting can be a sound vehicle in realizing good governance and fighting poverty. 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 →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Ouagadougou (French)

Cameroun: Profil Urbain de Ouagadougou (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Ouagadougou se situe au centre du Burkina Faso dont elle est la capitale. More info →
Urban Problems and Policies in Latin America: Truths and Fallacies

Urban Problems and Policies in Latin America: Truths and Fallacies

The paper summarizes and critically examines collaborative research efforts in the field of Latin American urban studies in the latter half of the 20th century. 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 →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain National

Cameroun: Profil Urbain National

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Series: Urban Profiles
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 est-il composé de régions très diverses et de populations très différentes. More info →
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 →
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