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Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Maraba

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Maraba

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Maraba is the result of the work conducted by this municipality on the main urban and environmental issues and the continuous changes in the city and their population through its history. More info →
Sorsogon, Philippines: Climate Change Assessment

Sorsogon, Philippines: Climate Change Assessment

The Sorsogon Climate Change Assessment examines the climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation capacity of a small coastal city in the Philippines - Sorsogon City in the Bicol Region. More info →
Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

Cameroun: Profil Urbain National du Cameroun – French Language Version

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Series: Urban Profiles
Les villes camerounaises, particulièrement les plus grandes d’entre elles, sont confrontées à de nombreuses difficultés liées à la prolifération de l’habitat spontané, à l’insalubrité, à l’enclavement de certains quartiers sous intégrés, à l’insécurité, au chômage et à la montée du grand banditisme. More info →
One Earth, One UN in a Chinese Garden , Design of the United Nations Pavilion

One Earth, One UN in a Chinese Garden , Design of the United Nations Pavilion

A picture book showing the design of the United Nations Pavilion at the Shanghai EXPO 2010. More info →
Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe is the result of of this municipality on urban and environmental issues and the continuous transformations of the city and the population through its history. More info →
Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

In response to an increasing emphasis of UN-HABITAT on documenting results rather than activities, an impact study on the activities supported by the Trust Fund was commissioned in the reporting year. More info →
Ghana: Tamale Urban Profile

Ghana: Tamale Urban Profile

Tamale is the fourth largest city in Ghana with a population of 293,881 people and a growth rate of 3.5%. More info →
Low Income Housing in China

Low Income Housing in China

This report discribes the main challenges for low income housing and approaches for tackling low income housing in China. More info →
72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting(Chinese Language Version)

72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting(Chinese Language Version)

The Global Campaign on Urban Governance promotes increased acceptance and use of the principles of urban governance. More info →
L’état des Villes Africaines 2010 , Gouvernance, inégalité et marchés fonciers urbains

L’état des Villes Africaines 2010 , Gouvernance, inégalité et marchés fonciers urbains

Le rapport se divise en sept chapitres. Le premier présente les grandes idées et les recommandations sous sept grands sous-titres: géographie urbaine, croissance économique et développement humain; les inégalités urbaines; gouvernement ou gouvernance; le financement urbain public et privé; les finances des collectivités locales, les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement 10 ans après; et les plus grandes villes d’Afrique. More info →
Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

This publication is aimed at supporting the country Governments of the Asian region in achieving the MDG relating to Water and Sanitation by sharing solutions which can be easily replicated, scaled up and sustainable besides being cost effective and innovative. More info →
State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011- Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide

State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011- Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide

The book focuses on the concept of the 'right to the city' and ways in which many urban dwellers are excluded from the advantages of city life, using the framework to explore links among poverty, inequality, slum formation and economic growth. More info →
State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

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This report is based on data from UN-HABITAT’s Global Urban Indicator Database, as well as surveys of, and focus group discussions with, selected representative groups of young people in five major cities located in four developing regions: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Kingston (Jamaica), Nairobi (Kenya) and Lagos (Nigeria). More info →
Darfur Early Recovery , Stabilized Soil Blocks for Sustainable Urban Growth
Citywide Action Plan for Upgrading Unplanned and Unserviced Settlements in Dar es Salaam

Citywide Action Plan for Upgrading Unplanned and Unserviced Settlements in Dar es Salaam

The goal of this action plan is to upgrade 50 per cent of the existing unplanned and unserviced areas in Dar es Salaam by 2020 while simultaneously preventing the formation of new unplanned settlements. More info →
Strategic Urban Development Plan for Homa Bay Municipality (2008-2030)

Strategic Urban Development Plan for Homa Bay Municipality (2008-2030)

The Strategic Urban Development Plan of Homa Bay is an initiative of the UN-HABITAT taking place in collaboration with Homa Bay Municipal Council. More info →
Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration; A Review of Policies, Programmes and Practices

Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration; A Review of Policies, Programmes and Practices

The material originates from an international Expert Group Meeting on Urban Indigenous Peoples and Migration held in Santiago, Chile, March 27-29, 2007. More info →
Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities

Sao Paulo; A tale of two cities

UN-HABITAT’s new Cities and Citizens series examines urban inequality in the developing world through in-depth analysis of intercity data developed by UN-HABITAT and its partner institutions and on-the-ground interviews, insights and images. São Paulo: A Tale of Two Cities launches the series, providing a close look at this vast mega city of internal contradictions and complexities. More info →
Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity

Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity

Loss of biodiversity is one of the world's most pressing crises. More info →
5 Temas Selectos del Hábitat Latinoamericano

5 Temas Selectos del Hábitat Latinoamericano

The publication presents five experiences about housing, local economic development, management of solid waste in Latin American Countries, youth and citizen participation in five cities of Latin America. More info →
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