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Harnessing the strengths of universities, promoting sustainable urbanization through urban education, training, research and knowledge management
The Habitat Partner University Initiative promotes sustainable urbanization theough cooperation between UN-HABITAT and institutions of higher education. The idea is to facilitate exchange and cooperation among universities and cities in developing and developed nations, bridging the gap between academics and practitioners.
Welcome to the 9th issue of the Global Energy Network for Urban Settlements (GENUS) Newsletter. This issue highlights Kenya's Revision of the Feed-in Tariff Policy for Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources. As per the new policy, suppliers of solar power to...Read more »
World Habitat Awards 2013 finalists show people-centred housing in action
[News] Posted by Mariana Gallo on 17 May 2013
A true cross-section of good practice in housing can be found in the 2013 World Habitat Award finalists, announced today (17 May 2013).
The ten finalists for the Awards, funded and co-ordinated each year by...
A New Kind of Private-Public Partnership for Housing in Sierra Leone -
[Discussion] Posted by Steven Rogers on 14 Apr 2013
International Housing Finance Program
[Event] Posted by Marja HoekSmit1 on 9 Apr 2013
IMPROVING AND EXPANDING HOUSING FINANCE SYSTEMS
June 3-13, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USA
The need for...
Increasing Transparency and Accountability in Municipal Public Procurement through Citizen Engagement
[Document] Posted by Kazi Haque on 9 Apr 2013
Public procurement is a major area of public expenditure that is highly vulnerable to corruption. OECD Global Forum on Governance 2004 concluded that lack of transparency and accountability is a major stumbling block...
GENUS Newsletter Issue 9
[Document] Posted by Kennedy Muzee on 14 Mar 2013
Welcome to the 9th issue of the Global Energy Network for Urban Settlements (GENUS) Newsletter. This issue highlights Kenya's Revision of the Feed-in Tariff Policy for Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources...