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The WPLA, in cooperation with the Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom (ODI); and Global Land Alliance, United States (GLA), produced the report “Sustainable Development and Security of Property Rights  in the UNECE Region: An assessment of perceived tenure security for land and housing”. This report uses data on perceived security of property rights for land and housing across the
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Рабочая группа активно сотрудничает с Институтом зарубежного развития (ODI, Великобритания) и Глобальным альянсом по вопросам землепользования (GLA, Соединенные Штаты Америки) - организациями, которые занимаются разработкой, публикацией «Индекса имущественных прав» (Prindex) и подготовлением отчета «Устойчивое развитие и уровень защищенности имущественных прав в регионе ЕЭК ООН: Оценка
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This Recovery Action Plan shows that appropriate interventions can simultaneously have health, safety and other socioeconomic benefits. The twin goals of increased pandemic resilience, and the achievement of the SDGs can be advanced simultaneously. Additionally, a country’s disaster preparedness can make all the difference, therefore, greater integration and formalization of the informal
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This paper complements the Progress in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/639–E/2022/10) in reporting implementation progress of the New Urban Agenda by the five UN Regional Commissions (RCs). It reflects the activities arising from paragraph 3 of Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/24, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 71/235. It
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The Smart Sustainable Cities Profile of Bishkek presents the outcome of the city evaluation against the United for Smart Sustainable Cities Key Performance Indicators. The publication proposes actions for the city to make progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It also provides guidance to Bishkek for the development, review and implementation of urban policies, programmes
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This publication contains the Smart Sustainable Cities profiles of five Norwegian cities - Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana and Trondheim. The publication presents the efforts of Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana and Trondheim to reinforce the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and provides information on the policies, programmes, projects and partnerships of the cities to
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Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs), reviews of SDG implementation at the local level, complement and contribute to Voluntary National Reviews, ensuring a more detailed and nuanced assessment of progress toward implementing the 2030 Agenda at a country level. VLRs have the potential to substantially accelerate localization of SDGs. Cities have been using different methods to prepare VLRs, that is,
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Decision makers in the field of land administration need a broad understanding of emerging issues and developments that are expected to shape the future of the sector. To this end, the UNECE Working Party on Land Administration elaborated scenarios for future land administration and land management solutions. This study discusses the future scenarios for the land administration sector, based on
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This publication is an update to the 2005 study on “Guiding Principles for Public-Private Partnership in Land Administration” (ECE/HBP/WP.7/2005/8). It evaluates the existing principles of public-private partnerships in land administration to help land administration authorities to familiarize themselves with the best practices of ECE member States and develop their strategies for the future. It
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This publication is based on the “Study on Fraud in Land Administration Systems” presented at the Twelfth Session of the Working Party on Land Administration in 2021. It is an update to the 2011 “Study on the Challenges of Fraud to Land Administration Institutions" (ECE/HBP/165). It analyses the current state of play and best practices in addressing fraud in land administration systems in the ECE
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This publication - #Housing2030: Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE region – was developed within #Housing2030, a joint international initiative of UNECE, UN-Habitat and Housing Europe. It explores housing affordability challenges and existing policy instruments for improving housing affordability in the UNECE region and facilitates the exchange and dissemination of good
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This Regional Policy Brief aims to provide an overview of the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UNECE region; identify urban economic resilience needs of cities; and offer policy recommendations, best practices, tools and mechanisms for sustainable urban economic recovery. Policy recommendations are in the following four thematic areas: Urban governance Socio-economic impacts
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This publication was developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. The Guidelines provide practical recommendations for city governments on how to develop investment-grade projects in support of sustainable smart urban development. They explain what a sustainable smart city project is and provide an overview of traditional and innovative financing
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The publication highlights that the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that different cities have different capacities to cope with crises. Both the pandemic and the economic crisis caused by lockdown measures have disproportionally affected different cities as well as different groups of the population; the most vulnerable groups of society have suffered most. Cities possess massive resources, talent
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В настоящей публикации подчеркивается, что, как и финансовый кризис 2008 г., пандемия COVID-19 обнажила проблему неравномерного развития и неравной способности городов противостоять кризисам. Как пандемия как таковая, так и сопутствующий ей экономический кризис, вызванный мерами карантина и изоляции, неравномерно затронули разные города и разные социальные группы, причем больше всего пострадали
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Times of Change: Reshaping our Urban Realities This Declaration was endorsed by the Mayors of the UNECE region at the first Forum of Mayors held in October 2020. It is a commitment to: Strengthen the resilience of our cities; Take ambitious climate action;  Make our cities greener; Accelerate the transition to sustainable energy
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This study is a compendium of best practices and illustrates that housing for migrants and refugees can positively support local communities and economies, and facilitate their integration. The study also highlights the key roles of cities and local administrations in housing provision.
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The Nur-Sultan City Profile presents the outcomes of the city evaluation against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSC), and proposes actions for the city to make progress towards achieving the SDGs. It provides guidance for Nur-Sultan, including the development, review and implementation of urban policies, programmes, and projects, and for building partnerships
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В профиле города Нур-Султан представлены результаты оценки функционирования города по ключевым показателям эффективности (КПЭ) для «умных» устойчивых городов (УУГ) и предложены меры, призванные помочь городу добиться прогресса в достижении ЦУР. В нем приведены руководящие указания для обеспечения устойчивого функционирования города, включая разработку, рассмотрение и осуществление городских