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COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

Series:
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...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON ARMENIA

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Republic of Armenia

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
25 Apr 2017
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 affordability; management and ...
FINANCE FOR CITY LEADERS HNDBK

Finance for City Leaders Handbook

14 Dec 2016
Cities are a driving force of the 21st century. Through bringing large numbers of people into close proximity, they spark economic growth, foster innovation, and generate prosperity. But they face the pressing challenges of creating a livable environment for their residents, enabling economic act...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPHIC OBSERVAT 2015

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2015

Population Projections

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
9 Sep 2016
The Demographic Observatory 2015 contains selected indicators from the 2015 revision of estimates and projections for the populations analysed. The figures contained in this publication are a revision of those presented in the Observatory 2014 and include updates of the estimations and projection...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2016

World Cities Report 2016

Urbanization and Development - Emerging Futures

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World Cities Report
26 Jul 2016
The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The Repor...
WORLD

The World's Cities in 2016

16 Sep 2016
In 2016, an estimated 54.5 per cent of the world’s population lived in urban settlements. By 2030, urban areas are projected to house 60 per cent of people globally and one in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. Understanding the key trends in urbaniza...
MEASUR POPULA HOUSING EASTERN EURO

Measuring Population and Housing in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

Review of Practices in the 2010 Round of Censuses

2 Oct 2017
The population and housing census provides, at regular intervals, information on the number and characteristics of the population of a Country, and on its housing stock. It is an essential source of information for small-area, national, regional and International planning and development. This pu...
STATE OF URBAN YOUTH RPT 2013

State of Urban Youth Report 2012-2013

Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

22 Apr 2016
This report examines both the developed and the developing world, and how the formal sector is unable to provide adequate employment opportunities for young people seeking gainful work. The inability of national and urban economies to create quality jobs is one of the root causes not just of econ...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON MOLDOVA

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Republic of Moldova

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
31 Dec 2015
This Country Profile on Moldova’s housing and land management sectors, prepared at the request of the Government of Moldova, is the 17th in the series. The Country Profile programme continues to focus on specific challenges or achievements in the housing and land management sectors that are parti...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERVAT 2014

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2014

Population Projections

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
10 Feb 2016
The Demographic Observatory 2014 contains selected indicators from the 2014 revision of estimates and projections for the populations analysed. The figures contained in this publication are a revision of those presented in the Observatory 2013 and include updates of the estimations and projection...