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Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Urban Programme in Iraq 2004-2012

Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Urban Programme in Iraq 2004-2012

The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the contributions of the UN-Habitat Iraq Urban Programme, the relevance of its programmatic focus, and the appropriateness of its institutional arrangements and partnerships. More info →
Fiscal Decentralisation in Zambia, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series

Fiscal Decentralisation in Zambia, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series

This report examines the economic role of cities. It illustrates the important contributions of cities to national economic development and poverty reduction. More info →
Block Mapping Guidelines Volume 3

Block Mapping Guidelines Volume 3

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde

O presente estudo tem por objectivo traçar um Perfil do sector urbano da República de Cabo Verde com a pretensão de contribuir para o desenvolvimento de políticas de redução da pobreza urbana ao nível nacional em Cabo Verde. A elaboração do presente documento – Perfil Urbano Nacional de Cabo Verde inscreve-se no quadro das acções desencadeadas pelo Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território – MAHOT e o Programa das Nações Unidas para os Assentamentos Humanos ONU – HABITAT no âmbito do PSUP.O PSUP (Programa Participativo de Melhoria dos Assentamentos Informais), financiado pela Comissão Europeia aos Países ACP, constitui um processo participativo de levantamento de necessidades e das lacunas em termos de capacidades institucionais de Cidades, Municípios e Concelhos dos países recobertos por esse programa. Presentemente, o PSUP está sendo implementado em 20 países africanos, de entre os quais se encontra Cabo Verde. O PSUP utiliza uma abordagem estruturada em que as intervenções prioritárias são consensualizadas através de um processo consultivo. More info →
Gender Equality Action Plan

Gender Equality Action Plan

This report is a documented progress on the implementation of the GEAP covering period from April 2010 to August 2012. More info →
Small Town Development Approaches, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series (Series title)

Small Town Development Approaches, The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series (Series title)

This publication is a collection of case studies which demonstrate successful approaches to small town development. More info →
Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

República de Cabo Verde: Perfil Urbano da Cidade dos Espargos, Ilha do Sal

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Series: Urban Profiles
O objectivo do presente Perfil do Sector Urbano é contribuir para o desenvolvimento da política de redução da pobreza urbana a nível nacional em Cabo Verde. Enquadra-se no programa da ONU- Habitat de cooperação com o Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território, MAHOT. Ele é realizado mediante uma avaliação das necessidades e dos mecanismos de resposta no quadro de uma contribuição à implementação dos Objectivos do Desenvolvimento do Milénio (ODM).A política será orientada para apoiar as actividades compreendendo o reforço das capacidades, o plaidoyer, a gestão do saber assim como as actividades operacionais. A abordagem baseia-se nos TDR estandardizados do Perfil do Sector Urbano desenvolvidos pela Comissão Europeia (CE) e já implementadas pela ONU HABITAT em outros países. Além disso, uma análise e uma consulta nacional serão realizadas para buscar um consenso sobre os temas e as questões nacionais e sobre os mecanismos de resposta More info →
The State of European Cities in Transition 2013: Executive summary

The State of European Cities in Transition 2013: Executive summary

Executive Summary: Taking stock after 20 years of reform Regional State of the Cities Reports. The transitional European countries are now in different stages of their transition to prosperous, just and democratic societies. More info →
Guide to Financing Infrastructure and Basic Services

Guide to Financing Infrastructure and Basic Services

This guide introduces the infrastructure development needs in developing countries. It introduces different models for infrastructure and basic services More info →
Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
世界城市状况报告 2012/2013 (State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013)

世界城市状况报告 2012/2013 (State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013)

报告呼吁城市应该为所有民众强化公共领域,扩大公共物品供应,巩固“公地”权利,以此作为扩大繁荣的手段。 More info →
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. More info →
Unleashing the Economic Potential of African Cities

Unleashing the Economic Potential of African Cities

Rapid urbanisation in Africa threatens disaster if it just multiplies the problems of overcrowding, squalor, destitution and degradation. More info →
Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Le profil du secteur du logement au Sénégal est une analyse complète du secteur du logement urbain, avec un regard concentre sur l'identification de ses points forts et faiblesses. Le profil contribue à la création d'un cadre devant permettre la provision d'un logement convenable pour tous. More info →
State of European Cities in Transition 2013 – Russian Language Version

State of European Cities in Transition 2013 – Russian Language Version

Taking stock after 20 years of reform Regional State of the Cities Reports. The transitional European countries are now in different stages of their transition to prosperous, just and democratic societies. More info →
Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

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Youth are key to the prosperity of cities in the developing world, yet many barriers prevent them from fulfilling this role - most notably access to education, vocational training, and employment. More info →
The State of European Cities in Transition 2013 , Taking stock after 20 years of reform.
Planificación y Diseño de una Movilidad Urbana Sostenible (Espanol Language Version)
Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World More info →
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