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QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

Le présent Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime est un instrument qui a été mis au point conjointement par l’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC) et le Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-HABITAT) afin d’encourager la programmation commune au niveau des pays. More info →
Bases para la Gobernanza Hídrica en Condiciones de Cambio Climático

Bases para la Gobernanza Hídrica en Condiciones de Cambio Climático

Public Policy, Water Governance and Climate Change This report on water governance and climate change provides an insight on UN HABITAT's experience on two cities of southeast Mexico. More info →
Nepal Country Impact Study , Document 03

Nepal Country Impact Study , Document 03

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This document is an internal Nepal country impact study of initiatives supported by UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF) undertaken by a team of international consultants. More info →
Guide pratique 8: Les autorités locales , Faire face aux défis urbains d’une manière participative et intégrée – French Language Version

Guide pratique 8: Les autorités locales , Faire face aux défis urbains d’une manière participative et intégrée – French Language Version

Le présent Guide pratique n° 8 donne un bref aperçu des autorités locales en Afrique et des défis (et opportunités) urbains auxquels ils doivent faire face. More info →
Securing Land Rights for Indigenous Peoples in Cities

Securing Land Rights for Indigenous Peoples in Cities

This Policy Guide provides policy-makers with the necessary knowledge about the challenges and rights of Indigenous peoples in relation to land and property in the urban context. More info →
Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals

Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals

Microfinance has ushered in a new understanding of the needs of the poor and the potential for financial services to enable the poor to escape from poverty. More info →
CUESTIONES INTERSECTORIALES Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia-Spanish Version

CUESTIONES INTERSECTORIALES Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia-Spanish Version

El presente Instrumento de evaluación de las necesidades en materia de prevención de la delincuencia es una herramienta de evaluación elaborada conjuntamente por la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC) y el programa de las Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos (ONU-Hábitat) con la idea de prestar asistencia a la programación conjunta en los países. More info →
Introductory Handbook on Policing Urban Space

Introductory Handbook on Policing Urban Space

The overall objective of this Handbook is to outline the new, innovative techniques and to explain how they have been applied to address crime problems in low- and middle-income countries. More info →
Kenya Country Impact Study , Document 02

Kenya Country Impact Study , Document 02

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Series: Impact Study
This document is an internal Kenya country impact study of initiatives supported THE UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF). More info →
Guide pratique 7: Le logement locatif , Une option très négligée dans le cas des pauvres – French Version Language
Policy Guide to Rental Housing in Developing Countries

Policy Guide to Rental Housing in Developing Countries

Rental housing has remained a neglected area of national housing policy which has instead focused, often exclusively, on promoting home ownership. More info →
Improving water operator finances through better practices – experiences from East Africa

Improving water operator finances through better practices – experiences from East Africa

The Fast Track Capacity Building programme implemented by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda under UN-HABITAT’s ‘Water for African Cities’ programme demonstrates that an integrated programme of training and capacity building, combined with investments in physical infrastructure, offers the best hope of improving institutional capacities to reduce non-revenue water, improve service delivery and increase the sustainability of investments in the long-term. More info →
Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

Gambia: Banjul Urban Profile

The Banjul Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. The purpose of the study is to develop urban poverty reduction policies at local, national, and regional levels, through an assessment of needs and response mechanisms, and as a contribution to the wider-ranging implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. More info →
UN-Habitat’s Human Library Conference Report

UN-Habitat’s Human Library Conference Report

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The main objective of the Human Library Conference was to provide an opportunity to draw lessons from 25 years of UN-HABITAT's technical and regional cooperation, as well as to explore new perspectives to guide the future worrk of the Agency particularly in developing countries. More info →
Losing your Home , Assessing the impact of eviction

Losing your Home , Assessing the impact of eviction

The practice of forcibly evicting people from their homes and settlements is a growing global phenomenon and represents a crude violation of one of the most elementary principles of the right to adequate housing as defined in the Habitat Agenda and international instruments. More info →
Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

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This impact assessment identifies how the water and sanitation initiatives implemented under the Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch of UN-HABITAT, have strategically mainstreamed gender aspects in its various initiatives and to identify achievements and impact, challenges, lessons learned and provide recommendations. More info →
Guide pratique 6 : Organisations communautaires , Les pauvres en tant qu’agents du développement – French Language Version

Guide pratique 6 : Organisations communautaires , Les pauvres en tant qu’agents du développement – French Language Version

Le présent Guide pratique n°6 se penche sur la question de savoir comment les gouvernements et les décideurs politiques peuvent collaborer avec les organisations communautaires pour aborder les problèmes que connaissent les pauvres dans lese tablissements urbains et trouver des solutions viables à long terme pour répondre à leurs besoins de logement. More info →
Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Housing Finance

Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Housing Finance

The report arises out of special session on the global financial crisis organised by UN-HABITAT in 2008. More info →
Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Africa

Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Africa

This report evaluates the role of infrastructure in promoting economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa. More info →
Turning Around the Tsunami
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