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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 →
Adaptation and mitigation strategy for climate change for the canton of Esmeraldas

Adaptation and mitigation strategy for climate change for the canton of Esmeraldas

This is an orienting document seeking to provide technical guidelines that will facilitate the design and implementation of policies and actions aiming at fighting the adverse impacts of climate change. More info →
المخطط الاستراتيجي العام لمدينة المراغة , (Strategic Urban Plan for Al-Maragha City)

المخطط الاستراتيجي العام لمدينة المراغة , (Strategic Urban Plan for Al-Maragha City)

إن الهيئة العامة للتخطيط العمراني هي جهاز الدولة المسئول عن وضع المخططات الإستراتيجية العامة لكافة المدن في مصر. واعتباراً من عام 2006 More info →
Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar: ProfIl Urbain National

Madagascar ou la république de madagascar est un pays indépendant depuis le 26 juin 1960. situé dans la partie occidentale de l’océan Indien, le pays s’étire sur 1 580 km du nord au sud et 500 km d’est en ouest. avec ses 587 000 km², c’est la cinquième plus grande île du monde. More info →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bandiagara (French)

La commune urbaine de Bandiagara est le chef-lieu du cercle de Bandiagara dans la région de Mopti. More info →
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 →
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