Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 15:57
This report tackles how the breathtaking post-communist transformation affected urban areas in transitional countries. It also outlines how urban planning
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 11:01
The Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF6) will take place in the ancient southern Italian city of Naples – Italy, from 1 to 7 September 2012 under the theme The Urban Future. UN-Habitat joins the Government of Italy, the Campania Region and the City of Naples in warmly welcoming you to attend and participate in the Forum. The world’s premier conference on cities This is largely because... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 10:49
Pocomoke City's municipal leaders are building a brand-new downtown restaurant, nestled on the banks of the Pocomoke River, completely on spec, in hopes that an accomplished chef can be lured to town and set up business. By next spring, the city officials expect to be cutting the ribbon on the 145-seat restaurant and bar. Who the tenant will be and what the menu will look like, however, remain to... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 16:00
Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) - an international not-for-profit organisation based in Europe with a global network of partners - works with libraries worldwide to enable access to digital information in developing and transition countries. EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) encourages libraries to use information and communication technologies (ICT) to expand their... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 15:55
This event will usher in the new year 2012 across the globe. Various cities will treat their inhabitants to local delicacies and music.
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 15:47
World Future Energy Summit is the world’s foremost annual meeting committed to: Advancing future energy, Energy efficiency & Clean technologies  ... by engaging political, business, finance, academic and industry leaders to drive innovation, business and investment opportunities in response to the growing need for sustainable energy.
[ Document ] Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 15:22
There is increasing evidence that climate change has an impact on natural disasters, such as flooding, and on agricultural production, both of which have implications for gender issues. In this paper the authors briefly review issues related to gender and poverty and examine the relationships between gender and various indices. They then look at systems of land ownership and inheritance, and... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 10:13
As people relax during the holidays, it is harvest time for criminals who target houses and crowded places to snatch valuables. During this festive season, crime takes various forms including burglary, car break-ins, shopping mall thefts, shopping scams, drunken fighting, drunken driving, domestic violence and petty crimes. In light of the threats facing Kenyan civilians, especially due to the... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 15:17
Gender_mainstreaming: Evaluation of Gender mainstreaming in UN-HABITAT February 2011. Evaluation Report
[ Document ] Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 15:11
Evaluation of the UN-HABITAT Youth Programme & Urban Youth Fund