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Metropolitan Governance: A Framework for Capacity Assessment. Guidance Notes and Toolbox

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UN-Habitat and GIZ have developed the Metropolitan Capacity Assessment Methodology (MetroCAM) as a joint contribution to implement urban sustainable development agendas and bring them to the metropolitan scale. It complements the Unpacking Metropolitan Governance series. 

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March 2012

Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

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Demonstrates that most arguments leading to the current bias against rental housing are highly flawed. Argues for more tenure-neutral housing policies, and urges governments to modify regulatory frameworks, develop credit programmes and other forms of assistance to support housing production, with a view to creating more rental housing and to improve the existing stock.

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March 2003

Pro Poor Land Management: Integrating Slums into City Planning Approaches

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This publication on Pro Poor Land Management is based on the Handbook on Best Practices, Security of Tenure and Access to Land. It briefly describes recent innovations at the global level in the field of pro poor land management. It shows how governments, including local government and other stakeholders, are coming to grips with implementing the land related principles enshrined in the Habitat Agenda at a practical level in the cities and towns.

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March 2004

Nuevos derechos a la tierra cambian mercado laboral de mujeres

Este es un artículo de opinión de Monique Barbut, subsecretaria general de la ONU y secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención de Lucha contra la Desertificación. Forma parte de la cobertura especial de IPS con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer, el 8 de marzo

 

A Post-Conflict Land Administration and Peacebuilding Handbook

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Throughout history, conflicts have been waged over land. Confrontations over territory, border disputes, occupation of the territory of one State by another, or grievances stemming from inequitable access to land invariably have dramatic consequences for human settlements. Never before has this been truer than with today?uss very different types of conflict which are increasingly taking place within nations.

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April 2007

UNFCCC Momentum for Change 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Submit Your Activity!

The search for Momentum for Change’s 2017 Lighthouse Activities is on! Applications are being accepted from 30 January to 9 April. Spearheaded by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Momentum for Change shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change.

If you’re leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, we want to hear from you!

2017 Small Grants Fund Applications Now Open

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is thrilled to announce the 2017 call for proposals for our Small Grants Fund. Now in its fourth year, the Small Grants Fund supports non-governmental organizations by providing financial and technical support to optimize their use of GFW tools and data for better forest monitoring and management.