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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 →
Uganda: National Urban Profile

Uganda: National Urban Profile

Uganda is a landlocked country, lying astride the equator in East Central Africa occupying 241,551 square kilometres, 18 percent of which is composed of inland waters and permanent wetlands. More info →
Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

The Community Land Trust (CLT) is an increasingly important strategy for addressing affordability of land and housing for low- to moderate-income residents of communities throughout the United States. More info →
République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French)

République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Pointe-noire est une ville de la République du congo située au centre-ouest de l’Afrique sur la façade atlantique. More info →
Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Dayactrika iyo horumarinta Kaabayasha dhaqaalaha dagaalada kadib More info →
RetroMaintenance of Hospitals , Book 2

RetroMaintenance of Hospitals , 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 →
Nigeria: Ifako-Ijaiye Urban Profile

Nigeria: Ifako-Ijaiye Urban Profile

The Ifako-Ijaiye 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 →
Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

The aim of this publication is to present UN-Habitat's activities in Mozambique for reducing the vulnerability of local population living in disaster-prone areas which have been implemented since 2002. More info →
Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

A national Housing Profile can be the first step to inform and engage policy and decision-makers, and provide them with the evidence needed to design their choices and support critical decisions. More info →
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