Human Settlements and Urban Issues

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Country Profiles on the Housing Sector

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...
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Tracking Progress Towards Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements

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...
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Our Planet, October 2016

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.
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¿Quién Cuida en la Ciudad?

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...
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World urbanization prospects

This report presents the highlights of the 2014 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations of 233 countries or areas from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates...
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