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Fiji: Nadi Urban Profile

Fiji: Nadi Urban Profile

The Nadi Town 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 →
Trinidad and Tobago: Scarborough Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: Scarborough Urban Profile

The Scarborough 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 →
Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

This publication is the summary of the proceedings of the Regional Learning Workshop on "Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security" held in Nairobi, Kenya from 29-31 May 2012 as jointly organized by UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). More info →
Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Mauritius: National Urban Profile

The study is based on analysis of existing data and a series of interviews with all relevant urban stakeholders, including local communities and institutions, civil society, the private sector, development partners, and others. The consultation typically results in a collective agreement on priorities and their development into proposed capacity-building and other projects, all aimed at urban poverty reduction. More info →
Urban Patterns for a Green Economy: Working with Nature

Urban Patterns for a Green Economy: Working with Nature

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide (Working with Nature) focuses on the effect of unplanned, rapid growth of cities on the functioning of a city-region's natural systems. More info →
Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 3: Water Supply and sewerage authority of Ulaanbaatar and Vitens Evides International Ultrecht

Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 3: Water Supply and sewerage authority of Ulaanbaatar and Vitens Evides International Ultrecht

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
Planeamiento Urbano para Dirigentes Municipales

Planeamiento Urbano para Dirigentes Municipales

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Un Buen Planeamiento Urbano Transforma su Ciudad More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Situé dans la région des lagunes au sud de la Côte d’Ivoire, le district d’Abidjan comprend 13 communes (dont 10 composent la ville d’Abidjan) couvrant une superfi cie de 513 km². More info →
Fiji: Greater Suva Urban Profile

Fiji: Greater Suva Urban Profile

The Greater Suva 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 →
Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

Trinidad And Tobago: Port of Spain Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The Port of Spain 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 →
Impact of Climate Change on Urban Residents in Colombia

Impact of Climate Change on Urban Residents in Colombia

This is about the impact of climate change on urban residents in Colombia More info →
Mauritius: National Urban Profile

Mauritius: National Urban Profile

The study is based on analysis of existing data and a series of interviews with all relevant urban stakeholders, including local communities and institutions, civil society, the private sector, development partners, academics, and others. The consultation typically results in a collective agreement on priorities and their development into proposed capacity-building and other projects that are all aimed at urban poverty reduction. More info →
Clustering for Competitiveness: Urban Patterns for a Green Economy

Clustering for Competitiveness: Urban Patterns for a Green Economy

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide argues that strategic investment in physical infrastructure with the diversification of economies allows cities to play a specialised role in polycentric urban development. More info →
Decentralization in Iraq

Decentralization in Iraq

This report presents the outcomes of UN-HABITAT 's International Conference on Decentralization, Local Governance and Service Delivery: Sharing Experience and Sustaining Progress in Urban Iraq, which took place in Amman, Jordan from 8-10 May 2011. More info →
Sihanoukville, Cambodia: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Sihanoukville, Cambodia: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

The vulnerability assessment of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, is the result of an in-depth national and local literature and data review, interviews and discussions with an extensive range of local government stakeholders and a community-focused participatory assessment. It considers existing vulnerabilities, municipal plans and priorities and assesses how climate change will affect these.Initial recommendations focus on the integration of climate change into the coastal-urban master plan. In particular, improving basic services such as storm water drainage and solid waste management are priority areas. Early warning systems and disaster preparedness, coastal zone protection and livelihood strategies for the most vulnerable groups are other priorities. More info →
Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Cap-Haïtien est une ville côtière située au nord d’Haïti. c’est la deuxième ville du pays après Port-au-Prince, la capitale. More info →
Evaluation of the of the Sustainable Neighbourhood Programme in Mavoko Municipality, Kenya.

Evaluation of the of the Sustainable Neighbourhood Programme in Mavoko Municipality, Kenya.

Evaluation Report 4/2012. The Sustainable Neighbourhood Programme was designed as an experimental, community-driven slum resettlement project, expected to address the housing crisis in Kenya by focusing on improving the lives and livelihoods of people living in 26 slum settlements in Mavoko, Kenya. More info →
Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

Jamaica: May Pen Urban Profile

The May Pen 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 →
Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities 全球人类住区报告2009:规划可持续的城市

Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities 全球人类住区报告2009:规划可持续的城市

Planning Sustainable Cities reviews the major challenges currently facing cities and towns all over the world, the emergence and spread of modern urban planning and the effectiveness of current approaches. More info →
Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities , A policy framework for developing cities

Sustainable Housing for Sustainable Cities , A policy framework for developing cities

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The concept of housing requires a new understanding to effectively address the pressing issues of slums, the urban divide, economic and human development, and climate change. More info →
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