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Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007: Enhancing urban safety and Security; Volume 3  
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This publication, which focuses on natural and human-made disasters, is the third 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 R...

Year: 2008, Number of pages: 44, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 - Harmonious Cities (Arabic)  
View Details 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 cit...
Year: 2008, Number of pages: 224, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 - Enhancing Urban Safety and Security  
View Details Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with ...
Year: 2007, Number of pages: 448, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
State of the World’s Cities 2006/2007  
View Details It is generally assumed that urban populations are healthier, more literate and more prosperous than rural populations. However, UN-HABITAT’s State of the World’s Cities Report 2006/7 has broken new ground by showing that the urban poor suffer from a...
Year: 2006, Number of pages: 204, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Global Report on Human Settlements 2005 - Financing Urban Shelter  
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Financing Urban Shelter presents the first global assessment of housing finance systems, placing shelter and urban development challenges within the overall context of macroeconomic policies. The report describes and analyzes housing fina...

Year: 2005, Number of pages: 246, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Financing Urban Shelter (Abridged Edition)  
View Details This publication is a abridged edition of Financing Urban Shelter: Gobal Report on Human Settlements 2005 (the main report).
Year: 2005, Number of pages: 74, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
The Challenge of Slums - Global Report on Human Settlements 2003  
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The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, emphasizing their problems and prospects. It presents estimates of the numbers of urban slum dwellers and examines the factors that underlie the formation of slums, as ...

Year: 2003, Number of pages: 310, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
The State of the World’s Cities Report 2001  
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This is the premier edition of State of World Cities, now a biennual flagship publication of UN-HABITAT. With a foreword by UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan and an introduction by UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, the publication ...

Year: 2001, Number of pages: 125, Type of publication: Book
An Urbanizing World‚ Global Report on Human Settlements 1996 (Executive Summary), English  
View Details An Urbanizing World is a comprehensive review of conditions and trends in human settlements around the world and of the urbanization process through which more than half of the world?AAss population will soon live in urban areas. It shows ho...
Year: 1996, Number of pages: 48, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
Executive Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements  
View Details Based on the Global Report on Human Settlements, tries to assist governments in improving their settlements policies, plans and programmes as well as conveying a sense of hope to every man, woman and child that they too can live in a home of which th...
Year: 1988, Number of pages: 53, Type of publication: Book Download electronic version (PDF)
 
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