Rapid urbanization -- together with climate change -- is emerging as the most challenging issue of the twenty-first century. As the region with the highest percentage increase in urban population over the last two decades, Asia faces fundamental econ...
Number of pages: 56, Type of publication: Book
Training for better cities is a UN-Habitat practice note exploring the role of training in capacity development. While training continues to be a frequent activity it has over the last years become evident that these investments often are not very ef...
Number of pages: 54, Type of publication: Book
Assessing training needs and evaluating the outcomes of training are crucial, both for training providers and recipients of training, to ensure that training is effective and resources are wisely used. Despite the importance of assessment and evaluat...
Number of pages: 72, Type of publication: Book
For cities to confront the challenges of fossil fuel depletion, increasing energy costs and rapid climate change, it is inevitable to develop and implement urban energy management solutions for their sustainable future. This publication is a train...
Number of pages: 204, Type of publication: Book
As in most post-conflict environments, Liberia has experienced the
lack of effective government capacity and the lack of local institutional
capacity. This has hampered its reconstruction and development efforts
especially in the absence of a co...
Periodicity: Monthly, Type of publication: Periodical
Training institutions are key actors in supporting the capacity development
of government authorities – both at national and local level alike. However,
compared to their mandate, inadequate priority is being given towards
strengthening them and...
Periodicity: Quarterly, Type of publication: Periodical
The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. The seri...
Number of pages: 116, Type of publication: Book
Local governments are increasingly realizing the importance and benefits of addressing gender equality and equity in their decision making, policies, programmes and services. Many are rising to the challenge.
This source book is intended t...
Number of pages: 161, Type of publication: Book
Le budget participatif apparaît de plus en plus comme une rénovation des pratiques d’administration municipale propre à promouvoir les principes de bonne gouvernance urbaine. De fait, le budget participatif peut procurer bien des avantages ...
Number of pages: 86, Type of publication: Book
Good local governance cannot exist without giving due attention to gender equality and women’s empowerment. UN-HABITAT has therefore made great efforts to mainstream gender both internally and in its work with partners.
The Training and Capacit...
Number of pages: 149, Type of publication: Book