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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 →
Shelter projects 2011/2012

Shelter projects 2011/2012

This book contains summaries of shelter projects that have been implemented in response to conflicts, complex emergencies, and natural disasters from different parts of the world. More info →
Planifier et Configurer une Mobilité Urbaine Plus Durable (French Language Version)

Planifier et Configurer une Mobilité Urbaine Plus Durable (French Language Version)

Planifier et configurer une mobilité urbaine plus durable part du principe que la mise au point de systèmes de transport urbain "durables" passe par un saut conceptuel More info →
Mid-Term Evaluation of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative

Mid-Term Evaluation of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative

This report represents the Mid-Term Evaluation of UN‑Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative. More info →
How to Establish a Land Sector Non-State Actors Mechanism
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility:Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 – Policy directions .

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility:Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 – Policy directions .

Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transport systems requires a conceptual leap. The purpose 'transportation' and 'mobility' is to gain access to destinations, activities, services and goods. More info →
Annual Report 2012, Annual report series

Annual Report 2012, Annual report series

This report presents UN-Habitat's main achievements in 2012. They range across the whole continuum of operation and normative projects, from post-conflict and post-disaster recovery to urban planning and climate change adaptation. More info →
Advancing Youth Civic Engagement and Human Rights

Advancing Youth Civic Engagement and Human Rights

Urban youth face challenges that need to urgently be addressed. The global youth unemployment rate, which is estimated at 12.6 per cent in 2013, is creating an environment in which young people are unable to satisfy their basic needs. As demonstrated by the mass protests in many cities globally, young people believe that their voices are not being heard and their needs are not being addressed. More info →
53 UN-Habitat Model Projects 2013/2014

53 UN-Habitat Model Projects 2013/2014

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The efforts of UN-Habitat have been focused on building a brighter future for developing cities, which are most in need of support in guiding the process of urbanization. More info →
Gender and Prosperity of Cities , State of Women in Cities 2012/2013

Gender and Prosperity of Cities , State of Women in Cities 2012/2013

There are two main standpoints that propagate the benefits of urbanisation. One is that cities are associated with opportunities for wealth generation. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

This issue guide focuses attention on urban basic services in order to illuminate the effects of gender on equality of access and inclusion in the areas of urban energy, urban transport and water and sanitation. This issue guide further seeks to broadly outline the where and how of gender responsive interventions in order to strengthen planned and future actions that can go a long way to reduce poverty and overcome obstacles to gender equality and women’s empowerment. More info →
Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Liaison Offices

Evaluation of the UN-Habitat Liaison Offices

The evaluation of the UN-Habitat liaison offices was conducted at the request of UN-Habitat management. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the roles, relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and implications of the new reform of UN-Habitat on the liaison offices More info →
The State of Urban Youth 2012/2013 , Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

The State of Urban Youth 2012/2013 , Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

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The increasing prominence of the youth bulge in most urban areas presents a unique opportunity, as they represent the most dynamic human resource available. More info →
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