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  • PSUP Brochure

    83.pdf 24 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • State of African Cities

    70.pdf 279 pages, 11.1 Mb


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  • State of the World's Cities

    71.pdf 244 pages, 13.7 Mb


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  • Tools to Support Participatory Urban Decision Making

    69.pdf 156 pages, 2.3 Mb


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  • Fact Sheet: Achieving gender equality through participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 3 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Fact Sheet: Housing for all as a major component of participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 3 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Fact Sheet: Securing and enhancing public space through participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 3 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Fact Sheet: Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP)

    43.pdf 1 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Key Message: 01 Why Participatory city-wide Slum Upgrading matters

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 02 A human rights-based approach for city-wide Slum Upgrading

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 03 Participation

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 05 Participatory Planning

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 06 Security of Tenure

    43.pdf 6 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 07 The Informal Economy for local economic development

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message:08 Progressively realizing the right to Adequate Housing

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message:10 Strengthening the role of Women and Girls in Participatory, city-wide Slum Upgrading

    43.pdf 6 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 11 Key governance arrangements for participatory, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 5 pages, 1.7 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 01 City-Wide slum upgrading for sustainable urbanization

    43.pdf 12 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 02 Participation for inclusive, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 12 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 03 Supporting national and city-wide slum upgrading and prevention through national urban policy

    43.pdf 12 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 04 Strengthening public and community spaces via participatory, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 2 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: Neighbourhood planning design recommendations For city-wide, participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 16 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Independent Water and Sanitation in African Cities

    10.pdf 72 pages, 4.4 Mb

    Independent providers are key providers of water and sanitation in slums.This book shows how to make them an integral part of the service network.


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  • Innovative Approaches to Slum Electrification

    11.pdf 137 pages, 1.0 Mb

    Five worldwide case studies demonstrate new approaches for innovative local participation, financing mechanisms, policy development and community education to legally electrifying slums.


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  • International Guidelines on Decentralization and Access to Basic Services for All

    96.pdf 28 pages, 265.8 Kb


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  • Manual on the Right to water and Sanitation

    35.pdf 224 pages, 2.5 Mb


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  • Review of Existing Concepts of Water Governance

    36.pdf 74 pages, 8.9 Mb


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  • Solid Waste Management

    37.pdf 257 pages, 12.9 Mb


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  • Sustainable Urban Energy Planning

    38.pdf 83 pages, 3.5 Mb


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  • Avoiding Forced Eviction - A Community Guide to Negotiation and Advocacy - Facilitator Manual

    135.pdf 1 page, 9.3 Mb


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  • Avoiding Forced Eviction-A Community Guide to Negotiation and Advocacy-Participant Manual

    137.pdf 100 pages, 6.2 Mb


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  • Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

    1.pdf 104 pages, 8.3 Mb


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  • Development Planning and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    68.pdf 209 pages, 2.1 Mb


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  • Hidden Cities: Unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings

    40.pdf 145 pages, 3.2 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Community Based Organizations

    107.pdf 3 pages, 488.9 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Community Based Organizations

    97.pdf 43 pages, 1.1 Mb


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  • Key Message: 07 The Informal Economy for local economic development

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Community development fund in Thailand

    43.pdf 41 pages, 1.6 Mb


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  • Prosperity for all: Enhancing the informal economy through participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 42 pages, 14.8 Mb


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  • Prospérité pour tous :L’Amélioration Participative des Bidonvilles au service de l’économie informelle

    43.pdf 56 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Innovative Policies for the Informal Economy

    43.pdf 132 pages, 2.0 Mb


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  • Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and MDGs

    44.pdf 66 pages, 570.6 Kb


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  • Promoting Local Economic Development Strategic Planning-Vol 1

    42.pdf 39 pages, 282.7 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Urbanization

    103.pdf 34 pages, 1.0 Mb


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  • Sustainable Mobility in African Cities

    45.pdf 32 pages, 1.9 Mb


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  • Urbanisation for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa (Discussion Paper, September 2015)

    129.pdf 12 pages, 3.3 Mb


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  • WIEGO - Statistics on the Informal Economy : Definitions Regional Estimates and Challenges

    132.pdf 48 pages, 1.1 Mb


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  • Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture Second Edition

    133.pdf 219 pages, 5.1 Mb


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  • Fact Sheet: Housing for all as a major component of participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 3 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Key Message:08 Progressively realizing the right to Adequate Housing

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • "My Home, Your Business" A Guide to Affordable Housing Solutions for Low Income Communities

    88.pdf 38 pages, 4.3 Mb


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  • A Practical Guide to Designing, Planning, and Executing Citywide Slum Upgrading Programmes

    124.pdf 165 pages, 4.4 Mb


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  • Analysing Approaches to Legalising Urban Squatter Settlements

    106.pdf 44 pages, 343.5 Kb


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  • Citywide Community Upgrading in Thailand and Asia

    91.pdf 33 pages, 4.5 Mb


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  • Condominium Housing in Ethiopia: The Integrated Housing Development Programme

    74.pdf 64 pages, 3.8 Mb


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  • Density: drivers, dividends and debates

    126.pdf 32 pages, 4.5 Mb


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  • Enabling Shelter Strategies

    51.pdf 65 pages, 3.5 Mb


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  • Final Report - Expert Group Meeting - Ways Forward to Achieving Affordable and Inclusive Housing Finance for All

    118.pdf 33 pages, 1.6 Mb


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  • Green Building Interventions for Social Housing

    89.pdf 135 pages, 3.5 Mb


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  • Guide to monitoring target 11 - 100 million slum dwellers

    95.pdf 18 pages, 2.3 Mb


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  • Lesotho Housing Profile

    147.pdf 139 pages, 7.5 Mb

    The profile contributes to the creation of a policy framework that enables provision of adequate housing for all Basotho.


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  • Moving to Opportunity or Isolation - Network Effects of a Slum Relocation Program in India

    130.pdf 47 pages, 551.0 Kb


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  • Poverty Living Conditions and Infrastructure Access - A comparison of Slums in Dakar Johannesburg and Nairobi

    131.pdf 63 pages, 889.0 Kb


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  • Practical Guide for Conducting Housing Profiles

    46.pdf 117 pages, 4.1 Mb


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  • Progressively Realising the Right to Housing

    154.pdf 4 pages, 112.5 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Housing Finance

    109.pdf 62 pages, 601.9 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Low Income Housing

    112.pdf 51 pages, 0.9 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Rental Housing

    113.pdf 38 pages, 759.4 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Housing Finance

    99.pdf 38 pages, 1.1 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Low Income Housing

    101.pdf 46 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Rental Housing

    102.pdf 34 pages, 898.3 Kb


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  • Self-Made Cities - In search of sustainable solutions for informal settlements in the UNECE region

    121.pdf 139 pages, 1.0 Mb


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  • Slum upgrading and urban governance: Case studies in three South East Asian cities

    125.pdf 8 pages, 750.5 Kb


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  • Urban Housing Sector Profile: Malawi

    75.pdf 152 pages, 7.7 Mb


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  • "Leveraging Land: Land-Based Finance for Local Governments".

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  • Count Me In: Surveying for tenure security and urban land management

    53.pdf 169 pages, 2.1 Mb


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  • Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective

    55.pdf 80 pages, 5.5 Mb


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  • Forced Evictions: Global Crisis, Global Solutions

    73.pdf 142 pages, 8.7 Mb


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  • Losing your Home: Assessing the threat of eviction

    54.pdf 113 pages, 8.5 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Eviction

    108.pdf 50 pages, 898.0 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Land

    110.pdf 46 pages, 576.2 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Eviction

    98.pdf 40 pages, 1.0 Mb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the poor in Asian cities - Land

    100.pdf 49 pages, 0.9 Mb


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  • Secure Land Rights

    52.pdf 47 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Security of Tenure

    155.pdf 6 pages, 145.4 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Fact Sheet: Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP)

    43.pdf 1 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Key Message: 01 Why Participatory city-wide Slum Upgrading matters

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 05 Participatory Planning

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 01 City-Wide slum upgrading for sustainable urbanization

    43.pdf 12 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 04 Strengthening public and community spaces via participatory, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 2 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 04 Strengthening public and community spaces via participatory, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 2 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Editorial - Documenting by the Undocumented

    94.pdf 10 pages, 172.2 Kb


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  • Planning for Climate Change

    62.pdf 202 pages, 5.7 Mb


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  • Planning Sustainable Cities

    58.pdf 98 pages, 1.9 Mb

    


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  • Report on the Informal Settlement of Agbogbloshie, Ghana

    60.pdf 73 pages, 2.2 Mb


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  • Urban planning for city leaders

    81.pdf 187 pages, 3.8 Mb


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  • Urban Planning Manual for Somaliland

    59.pdf 69 pages, 6.0 Mb


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  • Who plans the African city? A case study of Maputo: part 1 – the structural context

    117.pdf 22 pages, 175.9 Kb


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  • Fact Sheet: Achieving gender equality through participatory slum upgrading

    43.pdf 3 pages, 1.3 Mb


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  • Key Message: 02 A human rights-based approach for city-wide Slum Upgrading

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message: 03 Participation

    43.pdf 4 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Key Message:10 Strengthening the role of Women and Girls in Participatory, city-wide Slum Upgrading

    43.pdf 6 pages, 1.4 Mb


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  • Local Government

    67.pdf 47 pages, 830.2 Kb


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  • A Home in the City: Improving the Lives of Slum Dwellers

    82.pdf 184 pages, 1.9 Mb


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  • A Human Rights Based Approach for City Wide Slum Upgrading

    156.pdf 4 pages, 143.4 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Cameroon Impact Story

    148.pdf 4 pages, 0.9 Mb

    The aim of this impact story is to explore how Cameroon is using its national leadership and participation in UN-Habitat’s PSUP, to prepare for city-wide slum upgrading.


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  • Facilitating Community Mapping and Planning for Citywide Upgrading

    93.pdf 161 pages, 2.9 Mb


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  • Finance for City Leaders Handbook -2nd Edition

    169.pdf 352 pages, 4.9 Mb

    Cities are a driving force of the 21st century. Particularly urgent is the need to finance this development:


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  • Formalizing the Informal

    163.pdf 124 pages, 5.6 Mb

    This report is an excellent example of cooperation between the UNECE and the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). Such cooperation and exchange of knowledge is an effective way of contributing to the formulation, implementation and monitoring of land policy and the promotion of sustainable land management.


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  • Gender and the Involvement of Women in Local Governance

    64.pdf 150 pages, 2.0 Mb


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  • Gender and Urban Planning - Issues and Trends

    80.pdf 74 pages, 4.1 Mb


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  • Gender Evaluation Criteria for Large-Scale Land Tools

    78.pdf 2 pages, 615.8 Kb


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  • Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers

    77.pdf 161 pages, 2.8 Mb


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  • Improving Gender Equality and Grassroots Participation Through Good Land Governance

    79.pdf 146 pages, 3.1 Mb


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  • Inclusive Cities Approach Paper

    164.pdf 86 pages, 1.8 Mb

    This approach paper is prepared as part of the Inclusive Cities Programmatic Approach, a multi-year initiative launched by the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice (GSURR) in October 2013. In line with the World Bank’s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity, the programmatic approach aims to assist the Bank, development partners, and client countries to identify and design more effective policies and programs for promoting inclusive city development. Various activities planned under the initiative include: preparation of topical background notes; internal consultations; knowledge exchange events; dialogue with practitioners, academics, clients, etc.; and finally, preparation of an approach paper aimed at providing operational guidance to Bank staff.


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  • Investor Ready Cities: How cities can create and deliver infrastructure value

    87.pdf 108 pages, 4.6 Mb


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  • Kenya Impact Story

    149.pdf 4 pages, 724.2 Kb

    This impact story explores the frameworks and platforms that Kenya has in place to undertake city-wide slum upgrading and how UN-Habitat’s PSUP has helped Kenya’s progress towards a citywide upgrading and prevention approach.


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  • Le Budget Participatif en Afrique – Manuel de formation pour les pays francophone

    120.pdf 86 pages, 3.5 Mb


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  • Le Budget Participatif en Afrique – Manuel de formation pour les pays francophone - Volume II Methodes et Approches

    119.pdf 92 pages, 2.6 Mb


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  • Mitigating the Impacts of Disasters

    61.pdf 55 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • National Urban Policy

    159.pdf 12 pages, 238.1 Kb

    Quick guides; Supporting National and City-wide Slum Upgrading and Prevention through National Urban Policy.


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  • Participation

    158.pdf 4 pages, 90.4 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Participation for Inclusive, City-wide Slum Upgrading

    160.pdf 12 pages, 591.7 Kb

    Quick guides; Participation for Inclusive, City-wide Slum Upgrading


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  • Participatory Planning

    153.pdf 4 pages, 139.2 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Partners for Cities 2015: UN-Habitat and the European Union

    86.pdf 56 pages, 1.1 Mb


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  • Promoting Local Economic Development

    157.pdf 4 pages, 118.1 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Local Government

    111.pdf 47 pages, 806.4 Kb


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  • Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in African Cities - Urban Africa

    114.pdf 49 pages, 709.6 Kb


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  • Rabat Declaration

    166.pdf 3 pages, 229.2 Kb


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  • Revised UN-Habitat / OHCHR Factsheet on Forced Evictions

    85.pdf 58 pages, 415.2 Kb


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  • RUMO AO DESENVOLVIMENTO URBANO SUSTENTÁVEL EM Cabo Verde Uma visão integrada

    115.pdf 28 pages, 1.2 Mb


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  • SDGs and PSUP

    152.pdf 16 pages, 6.9 Mb

    To attain Sustainable Development Goals, the lives of 1 billion slum dwellers must be transformed from extreme poverty and exclusion to their full and equitable integration into livable, prosperous, resilient cities and human settlements.


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  • Slum Almanac

    152.pdf 4 pages, 724.2 Kb

    In this Almanac you can find key information about the global challenge of slums and what countries are doing to address it for the attainment of sustainable urbanisation.


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  • State of the World's Mothers 2015 : The Urban Disadvantage

    134.pdf 4.5 Mb


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  • The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015

    127.pdf 75 pages, 6.4 Mb


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  • The Role of Cities in Productive Transformation: Six City Case Studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America

    128.pdf 112 pages, 9.5 Mb


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  • Thinking Citywide in Chantaburi - Thailand

    90.pdf 9 pages, 1.8 Mb


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  • Training for Better Cities

    104.pdf 62 pages, 1.6 Mb


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  • UNCTAD 2015 Report on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Urbanization

    122.pdf 53 pages, 516.7 Kb


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  • Urban Indicators Guidelines - Better Information Better Cities

    105.pdf 47 pages, 368.3 Kb


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  • Urban Solutions - UN-Habitat 2015 Report

    123.pdf 36 pages, 4.5 Mb


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  • Why Participatory City-Wide Slum upgrading matters?

    152.pdf 4 pages, 136.9 Kb

    Key messages for Slum Upgrading


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  • Youth, Children and Urban Governance

    63.pdf 91 pages, 355.9 Kb


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  • Key Message: 11 Key governance arrangements for participatory, city-wide slum upgrading

    43.pdf 5 pages, 1.7 Mb


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  • Quick Guide: 03 Supporting national and city-wide slum upgrading and prevention through national urban policy

    43.pdf 12 pages, 1.5 Mb


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  • Key Message: 06 Security of Tenure

    43.pdf 6 pages, 1.4 Mb


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