Urban Themes

[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 16:37
Presented at the Networking Event on slum upgrading and prevention in ACP countries at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 16:31
Presented at the Networking Event on City indicators and comparative measurement at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 16:22
Presented at the Networking Event on City indicators and comparative measurement at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 16:14
Presented at the Dialogue on Bridging the urban divide: inclusive cities at the 5th World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March, 2010
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 10:31
Crime and violence have a severe impact on urban development prospects, livelihoods and quality of life in cities across the world. As major factors that jeopardise our quest for socially, economically and environmentally vibrant cities, urban crime and violence have been the focus of discussion for cities and their partners for at least the past three decades. The debate has centred on the... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 10:12
This strategy paper has been developed in the context of UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme, and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). It forms part of UN-Habitat’s work on urbanization, the inclusive city, the problems of urban youth, and issues of governance and youth participation. It is in keeping with the Millennium Development Goal of achieving a significant improvement in... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 09:28
Urban and physical planning, design and management can contribute to the prevention of crime and violence witin cities through integrated approaches that incorporate strategic and systematic upgrading of public spaces. A combination of design and management principles, when innovatively and consistently implemented, can create an environment that enhances urban safety, builds investor confidence... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 09:17
This publication is designed for national and local authorities, the police, and civil society organisations which contribute to urban safety development at the local level. The publication highlights the challenges of insecurity that face police and urban managers. It presents and analyses city and police responses to these challenges, based on innovative experiences in countries both North and... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 09:06
This compendium of good practices presents the results of the awards by providing a detailed description of winning projects and an outline of all projects that were submitted for the Women’s Safety Awards 2004.
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 08:56
The goal of this document is to make evident the situation of young people living at risk in Latin America and to propose policies to face this problem.

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