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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 →
This report represents the Mid-Term Evaluation of UN‑Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative. More info →
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 →
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 →
There are two main standpoints that propagate the benefits of urbanisation. One is that cities are associated with opportunities for wealth generation. More info →
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 →
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 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 →
The publication illustrates how practices that are successful in one context can stimulate processes and affirmative action in other settings, through the exchange of lessons learned through a process of careful transfers of local demands. More info →
This compendium of case studies is designed to bring into one document some of the gender mainstreaming initiatives UN-Habitat implemented from 2008 to 2012. More info →
UN-Habitat's country activities are focused on supporting governments in the formulation of policies and strategies with a view to creating and strengthening self-reliant urban planning and management capacity at both national and local levels and promoting sustainable urbanization. More info →