Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 - 13:42
Presented at the Networking Event on Framework for collaboration: designing sustainable plans at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 16:58
Find out more on cities and climate change from the June 2011 issue of the E-newsletter for UN-HABITAT Cities and Climate Change Initiative. The E-newsletter, among other news, contains the following articles: i) Pilot initiatives in Sorsogon City address climate change ii) One year after conference, green building movement struggles to take root in Africa iii) UN-Habitat and UNEP join forces on... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:07
United Nations, 9 October 2009 - Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza, lead author of UN-HABITAT Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities, holded a press conference at UN Headquarters to present the report. Planning Sustainable Cities reviews recent urban planning practices and approaches, discusses constraints and conflicts therein, and identifies innovative approaches that are... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:13
Presented at the Networking Event on Enhancing communities, food-security, sustainable agriculture through urban-rural linkages at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:09
Presented at the Networking Event on climate change, governance and social equity at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 12:04
Presented at the Networking Event on Bridging the North-South Divide in sustainable urbanization at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 11:59
Presented at the Networking Event on Caribbean community urban crime prevention initiatives at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 11:52
Presented at the Networking Event on mitigating urbanization through integrated urban and rural strategies at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 11:44
Presented at the Training Event on Working to improve the competitiveness of cities in theglobal and regional market - local economic development at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Monday, May 30, 2011 - 10:01
The Habitat Scroll of Honour award was launched by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme in 1989. It is currently the most prestigious human settlements award in the world. Its aim is to acknowledge initiatives which have made outstanding contributions in various fields such as shelter provision, highlighting the plight of the homeless, leadership in post conflict reconstruction, and... Read more

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