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Urban World: Waiting for a solution Volume 4 issue 4 December 2011  
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In this issue:

  • How the Gates Foundation is leading the campaign for better sanitation,
  • Singapore’s model strategy for water conservation,
  • New report reveals UN sanitation target will not be reached, and
  • One m...
Year: 2011, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
State of the World's Cities 2010/2011 - Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide  
View Details The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population. What does this mean for the state of our cities, given the strain this global demographic shift is placing upon current urban infrastructure?

Following on from previous St...

Year: 2010, Number of pages: 224, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Urban World: A New Chapter in Urban Development  
View Details The next two decades of the 21st century will be an unprecedented moment in human history. The global population will move from 50 percent urban to 70 percent. This transition to a predominantly urban world is irreversible and it brings with it equ...
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
Urban World: Better City Better Life  
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- Message from Deputy Executive Director, UN-HABITAT for World Habitat Day
- What the Shanghai Expo means for China
- Interview: Philadelphia’s Mayor reveals new strategic growth plan
- How ICT is transforming the...
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
State of China Cities 2010/2011 (CHINESE)  
View Details This title, State of China’s Cities, is a joint effort between UN-HABITAT, China Science Center of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences and China Association of Mayors. This report, covers five strategic steps to nurture and grow smarter cities...
Year: 2010, Number of pages: 124, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
State of African Cities 2010  
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The State of the African Cities 2010 goes above and beyond the first report, which provided a general overview of housing and urban management issues in Africa. With the subtitle: Governance, inequity and urban land markets, the report uncovers cr...

Year: 2010, Number of pages: 270, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
State of African Cities 2010 (L’état des Villes Africaines 2010)  
View Details The State of the African Cities 2010 goes above and beyond the first report, which provided a general overview of housing and urban management issues in Africa. With the subtitle: Governance, inequity and urban land markets, the report uncovers criti...
Year: 2010, Number of pages: 250, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
The State of Asian Cities 2010/11  
View Details The report throws new light on current issues and challenges which national and local governments, the business sector and organised civil society are facing. On top of putting forward a number of recommendations, this report testifies to the wealth ...
Year: 2010, Number of pages: 279, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
促进城市平等,必须建立城市平等的重要性 (Bridging the Urban Divide)  
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In this issue:

  • How Cape Town is rising to the World Cup challenge
  • New report highlights progress on Millenium Development Goals
  • Interview: Marcio Fortes, Minister of Cities, Brazil
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
城市世界:城市发展的新篇章 ( A New Chapter in Urban Development)  
View Details The next two decades of the 21st century will be an unprecedented moment in human history. The global population will move from 50 percent urban to 70 percent. This transition to a predominantly urban world is irreversible and it brings with it equal...
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
城市世界: 千年发展目标十年回顾 (Ten Years into the millenium )  
View Details In September 2010, leaders from around the world will gather in New York for a special 10th anniversary review summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). With just five years left to achieve the Goals, the current issue of Urban World brings ...
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
城市世界:城市,让生活更美好 (Better City, Better Life)  
View Details In this issue:
- Message from Deputy Executive Director, UN-Habitat for World Habitat Day
- What the Shanghai Expo means for China
- Interview: Philadelphia’s Mayor reveals new strategic growth plan
- How ICT is transforming the l...
Year: 2010, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities  
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Planning Sustainable Cities reviews recent urban planning practices and approaches, discusses constraints and conflicts therein, and identifies innovative approaches that are more responsive to current challenges of urbanization. It notes that tra...

Year: 2009, Number of pages: 336, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Global Report on Human Settlements 2009, Planning Sustainable Cities: Policy Direction - Abridged Edition  
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This report documents many effective and equitable examples of sustainable urbanization that are helping to define a new role for urban planning.

Main Report (English Languag...

Year: 2009, Number of pages: 84, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Urban World: Bridging the urban divide, Why cities must build equality  
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In this issue:
- How Cape Town is rising to the World Cup challenge
- New report highlights progress on Millenium Development Goals
- Interview: Marcio Fortes, Minister of Cities, Brazil

Year: 2009, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
攀登新高峰,城市规划的新思路 (Scaling new heights, New ideas in urban planning)  
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In this issue;

  • Afghanistan: citizens on the frontline,
  • Mozambique's struggle after the floods,
  • Seoul's bid to be the world's greenest city
Year: 2009, Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical Download electronic version (PDF)
State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 - Harmonious Cities  
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Half of humanity now lives in cities, and within two decades, nearly 60 per cent of the world’s people will be urban dwellers. Urban growth is most rapid in the developing world, where cities gain an average of 5 million residents every month. As ...

Year: 2008, Number of pages: 224, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
The State of the African Cities Report 2008  
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With rapidly increasing urban populations, cities in Africa are faced with enormous challenges and will have to find ways to facilitate by 2015 urban services, livelihoods and housing for more than twice as many urban dweller...

Year: 2008, Number of pages: 206, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007: Enhancing Urban Safety and Security; Volume 1  
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This publication, which focuses on crime and violence, is the first of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. The main purpose of this volume is to present, in summary form, the main findings of the Global Report 2007 on ...

Year: 2008, Number of pages: 38, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007: Enhancing Urban Safety and Security; Volume 2  
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This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. The main purpose of this volume is to present, in summary form, the main findings of the ...

Year: 2008, Number of pages: 33, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
 
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