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UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Ghana

UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Ghana

The UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document for Ghana outlines the main objectives and priorities of UN-HABITAT. In collaboration with the Government and other United Nations Agencies, the overall aim of this UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document is to promote the HABITAT Agenda. More info →
Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

This publication, which focuses on natural and human-made disasters, is the third of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

Housing Finance Systems In South Africa

This report examines the housing finance mechanisms in South Africa. More info →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
Promoting Biodiversity In and Around the Lake Victoria Basin

Promoting Biodiversity In and Around the Lake Victoria Basin

This Working Paper critically assesses the potential role of local authorities in promoting biodiversity conservation in the Lake Victoria Cities within the existing global framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity. More info →
Espacio Publico Y Derecho A La Ciudad , La política de espacio público físico y la venta informal en Bogotá

Espacio Publico Y Derecho A La Ciudad , La política de espacio público físico y la venta informal en Bogotá

La generación, administración, utilización, mantenimiento, recuperación, conservaci ón y protección del espacio público físico es un aspecto clave en la calidad de vida de los habitantes de una ciudad y, por tanto, de la gobernabilidad de ésta. More info →
Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Housing Finance Mechanisms in Indonesia

Housing Finance Mechanisms in Indonesia

This report examines the nature and scope of the housing problem, the housing sector and the financial sector in Indonesia. More info →
Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 4

Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges. More info →
Secure Land Rights for All

Secure Land Rights for All

This publication on Secure Land Rights for All demonstrates how secure land rights are particularly important in helping to reverse three types of phenomena: gender discrimination; social exclusion of vulnerable groups; and wider social and economic inequalities linked to inequitable and insecure rights to land. More info →
Housing Indigenous Peoples in Cities: Urban Policy Guides for Indigenous Peoples

Housing Indigenous Peoples in Cities: Urban Policy Guides for Indigenous Peoples

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The lack of recognition of the right of self-determination and the large-scale dispossession and degradation of their lands, resources and territories has had a devastating effect on indigenous peoples’ livelihoods, cultures and overall socio-economic conditions. More info →
Reducing Urban Crime and Violence; Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 1)

Reducing Urban Crime and Violence; Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 1)

This publication, which focuses on crime and violence, is the first of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

This report provides a comprehensive review of the challenges for low and moderate income housing. It focuses on the issues of affordability, accessibility and sustainability in resolving the housing problem. More info →
Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 3

Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 3

Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges. More info →
Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

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This paper summarizes the outcome of an international conference on addressing the issue of urban youth in conflict with the law in Africa. More info →
The UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund Annual Report 2008

The UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund Annual Report 2008

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Although sanitation has been hailed as “the most important medical advance since 1840”, over 2.5 billion people – most of them in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia – lack access to basic sanitation. More info →
Sheikh – First steps towards strategic urban planning

Sheikh – First steps towards strategic urban planning

The publication documents the process undertaken by the Sheikh Municipality, records the outcomes of the first broad consensus on urban issues, priority interventions and action plans, introduces the spatial analysis as a tool for strategic planning, and provides a comprehensive methodological tool for strategic urban planning. More info →
Berbera Profile , First Steps Towards Strategic Urban Planning

Berbera Profile , First Steps Towards Strategic Urban Planning

This booklet outlines the basic steps taken towards effective and integrated urban development in the city of Berbera in the northern Somali region (Somaliland). More info →
Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 2

Competências chave para melhorar a governança local , Volume 2

Now more than ever, local governments are at the forefront of responding to growing social, economic and environmental challenges. More info →
How to Develop a Pro-poor Land Policy – Process, Guide and Lessons

How to Develop a Pro-poor Land Policy – Process, Guide and Lessons

Developing new land policies can be a long and difficult process. More info →
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