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Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
Cities are our destiny. Visions of a non- or de-urbanizing world, while interesting and important intellectual creations of the 20th century, are no longer credible.   Habitat Debate Vol. 7, No. 4, Cities at Risk 971.85 KB 2 downloads Source: New feed
Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
Crime does not happen spontaneously. It grows out of an unequal and exclusive society, and outof a lack of institutional and social control. Moreover, the criminal justice system, including police, courts and sons, is poorly adapted to the rapidly changing urban environment, and is unable to respond to the oncerns and needs of urban dwellers,
Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
As part of a crime survey conducted in Nairobi from April to July 2001, which indicated that youth delinquency is considered as a problem by the residents of Nairobi, a youth offender profile was carried out. The study aimed at identifying the family and social-economic backgrounds of young offenders, their personal characteristics, their experiences in
One of the most significant causes of fear and insecurity in many cities today is crime and violence. Between 1990 and 2000, incidents of violent crime per 100,000 persons increased from 6 to 8.8. Recent studies show that over the past five years, 60 per cent of all urban residents in the world have been
Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
It is projected that by 2030, two-thirds of humanity will be living in towns and cities around the world. Another feature of the new urban age is that the global number of slum dwellers is now set to top the 1 billion mark. At this turning point in history, UN-HABITAT surveys show crime and fear
Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
The challenges facing cities with regards to the impacts of growing violence and insecurity are numerous and daunting. The need to address crime prevention in cities is apparent. This brochure highlights the Safer Cities approach run by UN-HABITAT’s Safer Cities Programme. In it, a brief background and objective of the programme is provided. An overview
Dienstag, der 12. Januar 2016
‘I’m a City Changer’ is the awareness-raising initiative of World Urban Campaign. It is about: • Positive urban development • Solutions to urban challenges • Giving voice to cities and people to change our urban future. The Global Network on Safer Cities is part of the World Urban Campaign. The Network’s role is toadvocate for
Download PDF Version   VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT     Issued on: 7 January 2016   ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Hargeisa Somaliland FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Senior Civil Engineer / Office Manager DURATION: 10 working months over 12 months CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20 January 2016         BACKGROUND 1.1       Hargeisa Water Supply Upgrading Project (HUWSUP) 1.1.1   
Cairo, 23 December 2015 – The Cairo Declaration on Housing, and Sustainable Urban Development in the Arab region was adopted on the last day of the first Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development. For three days, housing and sustainable urban development issues have been debated at the Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and
Mittwoch, der 23. Dezember 2015
The main objective of developing a communication strategy is to provide a platform for community engagement. This engagement includes interaction with community members, stakeholders, project management, and the public sector. While the “Socioeconomic Impact Assessment of the Greater Cairo Strategic Vision for Development” is a study that identifies main areas where the project will have