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Year: 2011

Rapport Annuel 2010

Rapport Annuel 2010

Ce rapport présente les réalisations d'ONU-HABITAT pour l'année 2010. More info →
Community Mapping Guide , A youth community mapping toolkit for East Africa – Volume 3

Community Mapping Guide , A youth community mapping toolkit for East Africa – Volume 3

The concept of One Stop Centres grew out of a collaborative process with key stakeholders including youth, municipal leaders, and UN-HABITAT. More info →
Innovative Land and Property Taxation

Innovative Land and Property Taxation

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This publication, Innovative Land and Property Taxation, is derived from a 2009 conference in Warsaw, Poland. More info →
Malawi: Mzuzu Urban Profile

Malawi: Mzuzu Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Mzuzu City, with a population of 133,968 and growing at 4.2 percent per annum, is one of the fastest growing cities in Malawi and is the third largest urban centre after Lilongwe and Blantyre. More info →
Public-Private Partnership in Housing and Urban Development

Public-Private Partnership in Housing and Urban Development

This report examines how the public-private partnership (PPP) model can be applied to help promote sustainable housing and urban development for countries around the world. More info →
Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

The objective of this Quick Guide is to introduce some of the key concepts of housing finance and to provide a quick overview of how a housing finance system works. More info →
Cities and Climate Change: Global Report on Human Settlements 2011
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 →
Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

This manual is about the core principles and procedures for the starting up of, delivery of, and monitoring of One Stop Youth Information Resource Services. More info →
Evaluation of the UN-HABITAT Youth Programme & Urban Youth Fund

Evaluation of the UN-HABITAT Youth Programme & Urban Youth Fund

The evaluation of the UN-Habitat Youth Programme was mandated by UN-Habitat Governing Council resolution 21/6, which, among other things, requested the Executive Director to establish the Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-led Development, and undertake an evaluation of the operation of the special fund and to submit a report thereon to the Governing Council at its twenty-third session in April 2011. More info →
Gender and Economic Development

Gender and Economic Development

This report surveys research and policy in the field of gender and economic development, with particular emphasis on economic literature and practice. More info →
The Sub Prime Crisis: The Crisis of Over-Spending

The Sub Prime Crisis: The Crisis of Over-Spending

The subprime crisis refers to the collapse of subprime mortgage markets in the United States due to the sharp rise in foreclosures beginning in 2006, which led to the failure, merger, and government bailout of leading American financial institutions and enterprises. More info →
Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide 4 explores how communities facing eviction have organized themselves, and drawn on the support of community-based networks and institutions in Africa and globally to find alternatives to the destruction of their settlements. More info →
Cities and Climate Change: Global Report on Human Settlements 2011 – Policy Directions – ABRIDGED
Peer Review of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-term Strategic and Institutional Plan (2008-2013)

Peer Review of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-term Strategic and Institutional Plan (2008-2013)

By its decision 21/2 of 20 April 2007, the Governing Council (GC) of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) adopted the Medium-term Strategic and Institutional Plan (MTSIP) for 2008/2013. In the same decision the GC requested Executive Director of UN-Habitat to establish a peer-review process for the Plan. The present report is the final report on the results of the peer review. It reviews progress made in improving UN-Habitat strategies, programmes, organizational structures and procedures and gives recommendations for improving the implementation of MTSIP. More info →
Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UN-HABITAT for use by and in Urban Youth Centres, both One Stop and We Are the Future models. More info →
TOWARDS IMPROVED LAND GOVERNANCE , Land and Tenure Working

TOWARDS IMPROVED LAND GOVERNANCE , Land and Tenure Working

Land is increasingly recognised as an important governance issue. More info →
Local Leadership for Climate Change Action
Islamic Principles and Land , Opportunities for Engagement

Islamic Principles and Land , Opportunities for Engagement

This booklet arises from GLTN's work on Islamic dimensions of land which began in 2004 with the commissioning of research leading to Sait and Lim's "Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World" (London: Zed Press/UN-HABITAT, 2006). More info →
Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

This Quick Guide 3 looks at the different forms of land tenure which operate in African cities and examines some of the problems and benefits of these different land tenure systems. More info →
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