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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

Series: Urban Profiles
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 →
Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

Burundi : Profil Urbain De Bujumbura (French)

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Series: Urban Profiles
Bujumbura, capitale de la république du Burundi, est située à l’ouest du pays au bord du lac Tanganyika. More info →
Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

The document presents literature and project document reviews, informal interviews, contributions and discussions with key stakeholders and informants. The work was conducted between 2009-10 over a period of several months. More info →
Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

This publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized and ensure sustainability. More info →
Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

Trinidad and Tobago: San Fernando Urban Profile

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Series: Urban Profiles
The San Fernando 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 →
2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

2012 حالت المدن العربية , (The State of Arab Cities 2012) Challenges of Urban Transition

اتخذ العالم العربي دوراً هاماً للغاية في تاريخ عمليات التحضر، حيث تشكل هذه المنطقة منشأ الحضارة المدنية والتي شهدت أيضاً تداول المسائل الحضرية على مدى قرون عديدة. وقد تولدت عن الحضارة العربية في المناطق الحضرية بعض من أجمل المدن في العالم خلال فترة تطورها على مدى الألفية الماضية. More info →
Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

Antigua and Barbuda: National Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda make up one nation. They are situated near the centre of the Caribbean archipelago, and are part of the Lesser Antilles and Leeward Islands groupings. More info →
Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Malawi: Zomba Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Under the motto of “Floriate Zomba” (Make Zomba a Flowery City) Zomba City, the first capital of Malawi up to 1975, is undergoing rejuvenation since it was declared a city in March 2008. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abobo (French)

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

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune d’Abobo est l’une des 13 communes constituant le district d’Abidjan. More info →
Haïti: Profil Urbain de Milot (French Language Version)

Haïti: Profil Urbain de Milot (French Language Version)

Series: Urban Profiles
Milot est une commune située au nord de Haïti. C’est l'une des communes du pays la plus visitée par les touristes haïtiens et étrangers. En 2004, sa population a atteint plus de 28 000 habitants pour une superficie de 76,41 km2, soit une densité égale à 345 hab/km2. More info →
中国城市状况报告 2012/2013(The State of China Cities 2012/2013)-Chinese Language Version

中国城市状况报告 2012/2013(The State of China Cities 2012/2013)-Chinese Language Version

《中国城市状况报告2012/2013》凝聚了联合国人居署、国际欧亚科学院中国科学中心、中国市长协会和中国城市规划学会四方的共同努力。本书记载了中国中央和地方各级政府的各类新举措,包括使农村流动人口的生活在就业、教育、养老、医疗和住房保障方面与城市居民的生活看齐,在2011-2015 年间为低收入家庭修建3600 万套住房,加强防灾减灾制度,扩大中国农村地区的扶贫项目以及建立和示范低碳生态城市和社区等。 More info →
Madagascar: Antananarivo Urban Profile

Madagascar: Antananarivo Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Le profilage urbain consiste en une évaluation rapide des conditions de vie urbaine, afin de définir les actions à mener, en identifiant les besoins prioritaires, sur le renforcement des capacités nécessaire et sur les réponses institutionnelles possibles aux niveaux local et national. Le but de cette étude est de développer les politiques de réduction de la pauvreté urbaine aux niveaux local, régional et national, à travers une évaluation des besoins et des mécanismes de réponse, et de contribuer à la mise en oeuvre à grande échelle des Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement. More info →
Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan

Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan

Japanese fiscal system places a high premium on tax and expenditure harmonization and on the control by higher level governments. More info →
The State of Arab Cities 2012 , Challenges of Urban Transition

The State of Arab Cities 2012 , Challenges of Urban Transition

This publication is the first ever to comprehensively analyze urbanization processes in the Arab States through the review of its four sub-regions: the Maghreb, the Mashreq, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the least-developed Arab countries of the Southern Tier. More info →
State of Latin American and Caribbean cities

State of Latin American and Caribbean cities

This edition of State of Latin American and Caribbean cities presents the current situation of the region's urban world, including the demographic, economic, social, environmental, urban and institutional conditions in which cities are developing. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Treichville (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Treichville (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Treichville est l’une des 13 communes du district d’Abidjan. More info →
Haïti: Profil Urbain du Cap-Haïtien

Haïti: Profil Urbain du Cap-Haïtien

Series: Urban Profiles
Cap-Haïtien est une ville côtière située au nord d’Haïti. C’est la deuxième ville du pays après Port-au-Prince, la capitale. Elle s’étend sur une superficie de 53,5 km2. La commune est peuplée de 249 541 habitants (recensement par estimation de 2009), dont 155 505 habitants pour la ville elle-même. More info →
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