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STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007 (A)

State of World Population 2007 (Arabic language)

Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth


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State of World Population (Arabic language)
13 Jul 2007
The Report tries to grasp the implications of the imminent doubling of the developing world’s urban population and discusses what needs to be done to prepare for this massive increase. It looks more closely at the demographic processes underlying urban growth in developing areas and their policy ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007 (R)

State of World Population 2007 (Russian language)

Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
13 Jul 2007
The Report tries to grasp the implications of the imminent doubling of the developing world’s urban population and discusses what needs to be done to prepare for this massive increase. It looks more closely at the demographic processes underlying urban growth in developing areas and their policy ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007

State of World Population 2007

Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth

Series:
State of World Population
13 Jul 2007
In 2008, for the first time in history, more than half of the world's population, 3.3 billion people, will be living in urban areas. Urbanization—the increase in the urban share of total population—is inevitable, but it can also be positive. This Report looks beyond current problems. It examines ...
LES FEMMES AUTOCHTONES SYSTEME

Femmes Autochtones et le Système des Nations Unies, Les

Bonnes pratiques et expériences acquises

15 Feb 2008
Cette publication présente des études de cas des pays d'Afrique, d'Asie et d'Amérique latine. Elles montrent combien il est important de renforcer les initiatives locales en favorisant systématiquement la solidarité, les alliances et les partenariats tant internes que transfrontières et en respec...
URBAN & RURAL AREAS 2005 (CHART)

Urban and Rural Areas 2005 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
9 Mar 2007
According to the latest United Nations population projections, 4.9 billion people are expected to be urban-dwellers in 2030. Although the world is urbanizing rapidly, the number of rural-dwellers is high and still growing. However, as of 2019 the rural population is projected to decline slowly. T...
SIST MUNICIP SUPERA POBRE PERU

Sistema Municipal y la Superación de la Pobreza y Precariedad Urbana en el Perú, El

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Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
22 Sep 2006
El objetivo principal del presente trabajo es identificar las capacidades, fortalezas y debilidades que presenta el sistema municipal del Perú, para desarrollar y colaborar en acciones y programas para superar la pobreza. El autor señala la necesidad de una reforma del sistema tributario y financ...
SIST MUNICIP SUPERA POBRE URUGUAY

Sistema Municipal y la Superación de la Pobreza y Precariedad Urbana en Uruguay, El

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
22 Sep 2006
El objetivo principal del presente documento es identificar las capacidades, fortalezas y debilidades que presenta el sistema municipal de Uruguay, para desarrollar y colaborar en acciones y programas para superar la pobreza. De manera especial en este trabajo se profundizan las posibilidades de ...
PREVINIENDO LA INFORMALIDAD URBANA

Previniendo la Informalidad Urbana en América Latina y el Caribe

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Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
25 Aug 2006
Muy pocos países latinoamericanos han implementado políticas tendientes a mejorar el acceso al suelo de forma legal por parte de la población pobre urbana. Este trabajo expone las posibilidades existentes en los distintos países de la región para que mayor cantidad de población pueda acceder al s...
DESARROLLO URBANO E INVERSIONES

Desarrollo Urbano e Inversiones en Infraestructura

Elementos para la Toma de Decisiones

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Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
28 Jul 2006
Los países de la región latinoamericana viven actualmente en un contexto de crecientes exigencias que derivan de los procesos de integración económica y territorial, globalización e incremento de la competitividad de las ciudades. En ese marco, el presente estudio expone una visión general acerca...
STATE OF WORLDS CITIES 2006/07

The State of the World's Cities Report 2006-2007

The Millennium Development Goals and Urban Sustainability - 30 Years of Shaping the Habitat Agenda

28 Jul 2006
Although poverty remains a primarily rural phenomenon, urban poverty is becoming a severe, pervasive – and largely unacknowledged feature of urban life. The findings in this report show how inequalities within cities have profound socio-economic, environmental and political repercussions. First ...
GLOBAL RPT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 2005

Global Report on Human Settlements 2005

Financing Urban Shelter

21 Oct 2005
This Report examines the challenges of financing urban shelter development, focusing on the shelter needs of the poor and within the overall context of the United Nations Millennium Development target on slums. By 2030, an additional 3 billion people or about 40% of the current world’s population...
STATE OF THE WORLD

State of the World's Cities 2004-2005, The

Globalization and Urban Culture

22 Oct 2004
The State of the World's Cities 2004/2005 charts the progress and the challenges we face in this rapidly urbanising world. With contributions from some of the world's leading urban scholars, writers and experts, this report carries extensive examples, illustrations and facts that are of use to ex...
GLOBAL RPT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 2003

Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

The Challenge of Slums

19 Dec 2003
The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, highlighting their main problems and prospects. Using a newly formulated operational definition of slums, it presents estimates of the numbers of urban slum dwellers and points out the key factors that have led to the formation...
STATE OF THE WORLD

State of the World's Cities 2001, The

29 Jun 2001
The State of the World's Cities is the first in-depth attempt to monitor, analyze and report on the realities faced by urban populations around the world. It explores a range of urban issues and policy responses in five major areas: shelter, society, environment, economy and governance. It then t...
GLOBAL RPT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 1996

Urbanizing World, An

Global Report on Human Settlements

18 Oct 1996
A thought-provoking analysis that goes to the heart of the central dilemma now confronting all human settlements as they stand on the threshold of a new urban world. Practical information is given which will be of the greatest value to policy-makers at all levels, private enterprise, community ba...