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Year: 2012

New Hospital Design , Book 1

New Hospital Design , Book 1

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 →
Nigeria: Onitsha Urban Profile

Nigeria: Onitsha Urban Profile

The development of realistic structure plans for Awka, Onitsha, Nnewi, and the surrounding towns. This cooperation was borne out of the need to adopt development strategies for the provision of basic socio-economic and physical infrastructure in fast-growing, unplanned cities to attain sustainable human settlement development. More info →
Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

The Sourcebook on Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool draws from the experience of several successive programmes implemented by UN-Habitat in Kosovo, which used visioning as a participatory planning tool. More info →
Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

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Although the proportion of young people in cities is growing rapidly, few studies take into account the diversity of and views on their urban experiences. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: St. John’s City Urban Profile , West Indies

Antigua and Barbuda: St. John’s City Urban Profile , West Indies

St. John’s, situated in Antigua, is the capital of the three-island nation of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda. St. John’s City has a population of about 25,000 - 32% of the country’s total population. More info →
Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

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This publication, presents and innovatiove method to ascertain the extent to which security of tenure can be measeured at three main levels. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Rutana (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Rutana s’étend sur une superficie de 255,31 km2, soit 13 % de la superficie de la province et 0,91 % de celle du pays. Son chef-lieu est la ville de Rutana, également chef-lieu de la province. More info →
Sustaining Urban Land Information

Sustaining Urban Land Information

This document is intended to support the development of information about land (use, access, ownership, taxation, value, transfer and development potential) in a sustainable and effective way to facilitate urban land management. This framework draws on a range of field operations by UN-Habitat and others. More info →
Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Auki Urban Profile

Urbanization has improved the standard of living for many people in the country as it often brings in greater wealth and economic opportunities for the national population. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

This series canvases the state of affordable land and housing in four regions facing major affordability difficulties: Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe and North America (member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe). Each volume firstly explores the major trends in housing conditions, availability, quality and tenure modalities. More info →
Gender and Urban Planning

Gender and Urban Planning

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If policies to improve and enhance places are to address gender inequality, they must also take into account the issues and needs of both women and men. More info →
Solomon Islands: Honiara Urban Profile

Solomon Islands: Honiara Urban Profile

Honiara is the capital of Solomon Islands and is situated on Guadalcanal Island. It serves as the main administrative, educational and economic centre for the country. More info →
Economic Role of Cities

Economic Role of Cities

This report examines the economic role of cities. More info →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Ngozi (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Ngozi (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Ngozi est située à l’ouest de la province Ngozi au nord du Burundi. More info →
Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Pendant l’atelier, les participants ont partagé leurs propres défis et expériences d’amélioration de l’accès des pauvres et autres population vulnérables à la sécurité de la tenure et aux ressources naturelles. La rencontre a aussi permis de discuter les bonnes pratiques, méthodes et outils existants ainsi que leurs applications dans des contextes spécifiques. More info →
Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan

Planning Urban Settlements in South Sudan

The publication will provide text and images on the Urban Development process and serve as a guide for designing new layouts or updating existing ones. More info →
Training Needs Assessment and Training Outcome Evaluation , In and Urban Context

Training Needs Assessment and Training Outcome Evaluation , In and Urban Context

Assessing training needs and evaluating the outcomes of training are crucial, both for training providers and recipients of training, to ensure that training is effective and resources are wisely used. More info →
Training for better cities

Training for better cities

Training for better cities is a UN-Habitat practice note exploring the role of training in capacity development. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: All Saints Urban Profile

Antigua and Barbuda: All Saints Urban Profile

The All Saints 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 →
Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

There are a number of key areas of local government competencies that city officials may want to target when implementing carbon trading projects; including town and urban planning, infrastructure development, service provision, waste management, energy provisioning and transportation. More info →
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