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SDG PULSE 2020 UNCTAD

SDG Pulse 2020 - UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

31 Dec 2020
This second edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates and data-driven analysis for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of othe...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

World Cities Report 2020

The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

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World Cities Report
31 Oct 2020
In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the epicentres of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The virus has spread to virtually all parts of the world; first, among globally connected cities, then through community transmission and from the city to the countryside. This report shows th...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBILITY

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning

Promoting Active Mobility

29 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBIL (R)

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning (Russian language)

Promoting Active Mobility

23 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
GUIDE FORMAL INFORMAL CONSTRUC

Guidelines for the Formalization of Informal Constructions

6 Mar 2020
This publication is a brief, practical and easy-to-read guide, explaining how to structure a programme for the formalization of informal constructions. It shows how to do this in an affordable, reliable, inclusive and timely manner so that governments can meet the Sustainable development Goals (S...
SMART SUSTAIN CITIES VOZNESENSK

Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Voznesensk, Ukraine

5 Nov 2020
The purpose of this study is to analyse the city of Voznesensk by using the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities and support the municipality in setting priorities for action. The KPIs have been developed by the UNECE with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ...
GUIDELINES MANAGEMENT & OWNERSHIP

Guidelines on the Management and Ownership of Condominium Housing

16 Dec 2019
Effective and efficient housing management is important to support the implementation of key UN agreements, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the New Urban Agenda and the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing. Efficient housing management results in economic benefits and d...
POLICY FRAMEWK SUSTAIN REAL ESTATE

Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets

23 Oct 2019
The UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM) is a group of real estate experts who advise the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on sustainable real estate markets, working to identify specific measures to strengthen a country’s real estate market in a manner that wo...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

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Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPHIC OBSERVAT 2018

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2018

International Migration

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
13 Mar 2019
This publication provides immigration tables for 19 Latin American countries for which data were available on the population censuses of the 2000 and 2010 decades. The data included are from the programme Research on International Migration in Latin America (IMILA). Information is compiled on the...
SHAPING URBANIZATION FOR CHILDREN

Shaping Urbanization for Children

A Handbook on Child-responsive Urban Planning

3 Jan 2019
This publication calls all urban stakeholders to invest in child-responsive urban planning, recognizing that cities are not only drivers of prosperity, but also of inequity. Through 10 Children’s Rights and Urban Planning principles, the handbook presents concepts, evidence, tools and promising p...
WORLD

The World's Cities in 2018

Data Booklet

3 Dec 2018
This data booklet highlights current and future trajectories of populations in cities around the globe, drawing on the population estimates and projections published in World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision.
INTL MIGRATION INTER MIGRA MOB

International Migration, Internal Migration, Mobility and Urbanization

Towards More Integrated Approaches

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IOM Migration Research Series
5 Oct 2018
This new publication in the IOM Migration Research Series explores migration as one of the most problematic of the population variables. While reviewing the various instruments to measure international and internal migration, the research questions the tendency to consider the diverse forms of mo...
SDG 11 SYNTHESIS REPORT 2018

SDG 11 Synthesis Report 2018

Tracking Progress towards Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements - High Level Political Forum

13 Jul 2018
This synthesis report acknowledges the many existing and cross-cutting opportunities to achieve development goals through the transformative force that urbanization represents. It also discusses the elaboration of targets, baselines and overall progress for selected indicators, placing special em...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPHIC OBSERVAT 2017

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2017

Life Tables

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
17 Aug 2018
The Demographic Observatory 2017, devoted to the topic of mortality, supports analysis of mortality differentials by sex and age in the Latin American countries between 1950 and 2020. The tables presented in this edition were obtained by interpolation of the life tables implicit in 2017 revision ...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN (R)

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector (Russian language)

Republic of Kazakhstan

27 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainabl...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector

Republic of Kazakhstan

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
25 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart s...
QUIEN CUIDA EN LA CIUDAD

¿Quién cuida en la ciudad?

Aportes para políticas urbanas de igualdad

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
4 Dec 2017
Ante los actuales desafíos que enfrenta América Latina, los instrumentos acordados en el marco de las Naciones Unidas ofrecen una base importante para la implementación de políticas públicas innovadoras. En la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible se reconocen la igualdad de género y la auton...
OUR PLANET OCTOBER #3 2016

Our Planet, October 2016

Urban Solutions - Making Cities Strong, Smart, Sustainable

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Our Planet
17 May 2018
In this issue of Our Planet, government leaders, environmental policymakers, and experts in settlements and urban health examine the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly urbanizing world.
BREAKING THE IMPASSE: REDUCING PRO

Breaking the Impasse

Reducing Protracted Internal Displacement as a Collective Outcome

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OCHA Policy and Studies Series
9 Sep 2017
The global number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has reached an all-time high, as an increasing number of IDPs remain displaced for years or even decades. Tens of millions of IDPs are dependent on humanitarian assistance or live far below the poverty line in substandard housing without se...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPHIC OBSERVAT 2016

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2016

Population Projections

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
14 Jul 2017
The Demographic Observatory 2016 contains selected indicators from the 2016 revision of estimates and projections of the national, urban, rural and economically active population. The figures contained in this publication are a revision of those presented in the Observatory 2015 and include updat...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON ARMENIA (R)

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management (Russian language)

Republic of Armenia

3 Oct 2017
(Russian language)This Country Profile is the second for the Republic of Armenia. It contains an in-depth analysis of its housing, urban development and land management sectors while focusing on specific challenges or achievements in these sectors. These include housing provision and affordabilit...