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Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

The Lautoka 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. More info →
Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

Jamaica: Old Harbour Urban Profile

The Old Harbour 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 →
Urban Planning for City Leaders

Urban Planning for City Leaders

Urban Planning for City Leaders is a valuable source of information, inspiration and ideas on urban planning that is designed for city leaders and decision makers at a critical moment in human history. More info →
Going Green , A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries

Going Green , A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries

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The housing sector is in a prime position to mitigate climate change and make environmentally-friendly cities. More info →
Strategic Urban Plan for Wadi Al-Natron City , Development Perspective, Arabic Version

Strategic Urban Plan for Wadi Al-Natron City , Development Perspective, Arabic Version

The General Organization for Physical Planning (GOPP) is the competent administrative authority mandated to prepare the strategic urban plans for all cities in Egypt. More info →
ПЛАНИРОВАНИЕ УСТОЙЧИВЫХ ГОРОДОВ: НАПРАВЛЕНИЯ СТРАТЕГИИ , ГЛОБАЛЬНЫЙ ДОКЛАД О НАСЕЛЕННЫХ ПУНКТАХ 2009 – Russian language Version

ПЛАНИРОВАНИЕ УСТОЙЧИВЫХ ГОРОДОВ: НАПРАВЛЕНИЯ СТРАТЕГИИ , ГЛОБАЛЬНЫЙ ДОКЛАД О НАСЕЛЕННЫХ ПУНКТАХ 2009 – Russian language Version

Современные системы городского планирования не приспособлены для того, чтобы решать серьезные городские проблемы XXI века, в том числе связанные с последствиями изменения климата, истощением ресурсов и экономической нестабильностью, а также непрерывным процессом стремительной урбанизации с присущими ей негативными явлениями, такими, например, как нищета, трущобы и неорганизованная городская экономическая деятельность. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: National Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is an accelerated and action-oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity-building gaps at the city level. More info →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Bamako est la capitale administrative, politique et économique du Mali. More info →
Evaluation of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013

Evaluation of the Implementation of UN-Habitat’s Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013

UN-Habitat's Medium-Term Strategic and Institutional Plan (MTSIP) 2008-2013 was adopted by resolution 21/2 of April 2007 of the Governing Council. The overarching goal of the plan is "to ensure an effective contribution to sustainable urbanization". More info →
Jamaica: National Urban Profile

Jamaica: National Urban Profile

The Jamaica 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 →
Mauritius: Port Louis Urban Profile

Mauritius: Port Louis Urban Profile

The Urban Profiling is an accelerated and action oriented urban assessment of needs and capacity building gaps at national and local level. It is currently being implemented in over 20 countries in Africa, the Carribean and the Pacific. More info →
Evictions and the rights-based approach to urban development, September 2011

Evictions and the rights-based approach to urban development, September 2011

The increase in the intensity and scale of forced evictions across the world is a trend that has to be reversed and a human rights based approach (HRBA) is key. More info →
Uganda: Kitgum Urban Profile

Uganda: Kitgum Urban Profile

Kitgum Town is located in Chua County and is bordered by Labongo Layamo to the west and north and Labongo Amida to the east and south. The town is steadily recovering from a long civil war and its growth is mainly as a result of its close proximity to Sudan which has enabled a lot of cross border business. More info →
Les Formules de Tenure Partagee pour les Femmes – French Language Version

Les Formules de Tenure Partagee pour les Femmes – French Language Version

Cette publication fournit un tour d’horizon mondial des droits sur les biens matrimoniaux et de co-propriété, tant dans la législation qu’en pratique, et cherche à cerner des formes de tenure plus innovantes et susceptibles de bénéicier aux femmes. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain National (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain National (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Le Burundi est un petit pays sans littoral situé au centreest de l’Afrique entre le Rwanda au nord, la Tanzanie à l’est et au sud et enfin la République démocratique du Congo à l’ouest et au sud-ouest. More info →
Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

The Report advocates for the need of cities to enhance the public realm, expand public goods and consolidate rights to the 'commons' for all as a way to expand prosperity. More info →
RetroMaintenance of schools , Book 2

RetroMaintenance of schools , Book 2

UN-Habitat ROAP in partnership with UNISDR Asia Pacific Secretariat developed a Tool Kit to assess the safety of critical infrastructure, focusing on schools and hospitals in South Asia. More info →
Jamaica: Montego Bay Urban Profile

Jamaica: Montego Bay Urban Profile

The Montego Bay 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 →
Developing Local Climate Change Plans

Developing Local Climate Change Plans

This tool provides local policy-makers and major stakeholders with a methodology to plan for climate change. More info →
Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

This profile is a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the structure and functioning of Uganda's urban housing sector. More info →
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