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Monday - Morning Session

Urban Sustainability Through Synergy: Network of International Model Scientific- Educational Production Centres of Sustainable Development
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Monday - Afternoon Session

Awards Systems Roundtable
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Building Disaster Resilient Cities - A UN/international partners view on effective disaster risk reduction in urban areas
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Building Human Rights Cities and Communities
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Communicating Urban Water: Preconditions for a Sustainable Everyday Life
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From Marginalization to Citizenship
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Housing for All in the New Millennium: Toward Vancouver 2006
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Measuring Urban Governance
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Responsive Local Governance: Positioning Women to Lead
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Sustainable Communities and the Future Shape of Cities
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UNESCO: Roundtable of experts: Social Sustainability of Historic Districts
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Urban Sector Profile Study for Policy Inputs for Urban Poverty Reduction in Africa and the Arab States
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Youth and Employment: Training for Sustainability
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Tuesday - Morning Session

Commission for Africa
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Commission for Africa - Addtional material
Message by Anna Tibaijuka
poster
Global Networks for Local Government Capacity Building
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Global Youth Congress: Opening Ceremony/Emerging Partnerships in Urban Youth Development
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Iberoamerican and Caribbean Forum on Best Practices
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Making Urban Safety Sustainable: What is Civil Society Doing?
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Slum Upgrading: How Public Finances Leverage Household and Commercial Finance
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Third Public-Private Partnership Alliance Meeting
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UNESCO: Cities as World Heritage
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Urban Space and Security Policies – Between Privatization and Desegregation Initiatives
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Tuesday - Afternoon Session

City Diplomacy for Peacebuilding: Strengthening Local Capacities for Peace
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Development and Management of African Cities: Roles and Challenges for African Civil Society.
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Financing Urban Housing and Infrastructure
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From Marginalization to Citizenship
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Gendering Governance through Local-to-Local Dialogues
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Launch of Urban Millennium Partnership: Meeting the Challenge of MDGs in Cities
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Launching a South-North Forum on Networking, Research, Education and Training
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Porto Alegre Local Authorities Forum for Social Inclusion (FAL): Results, Current Experiences and Proposals for Future Action
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Think Global, Act Local: A Challenge to Sustainable Development
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Third Public-Private Partnership Alliance Meeting
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UNESCO: Rivers and Urban Culture
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Wednesday - Morning Session

Access to Basic Services for All
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Agenda 21 for Culture
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Civil or Civic Defense: The Role of National and Local Authorities in Peace Building and Institutional Development in post-conflict context
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Fighting Forced Evictions
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Planning Practice in an Urbanizing World
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Property Rights and Sustainable Urban Development
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Safer Cities through Youth Development and Inclusiveness
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Urban Inequities and GIS - Putting the Poor on the Map
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Urban Policies and Practices Addressing International Migration
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Urban Structure, Transport and Local Economy: Part 1: Urban Structure and Sustainable Transport
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Wednesday - Afternoon Session

Affordable and Accessible GIS for Local Governance
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Committed Cities: Women's Inclusive Practices and Good Urban Policies
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Countrywide Slum Upgrading: Lessons from Morocco and Thailand
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Cultural Heritage: A Tool for Urban Development
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Cultural Heritage: A Tool for Urban Development - Additional Material
Paper by Inger Liliequist
Paper by Kerti Berggren
Paper I by Sylvio Mutal
Paper II by Sylvio Mutal
Paper II-A by Sylvio Mutal
Presentation by Alfredo Stein, Sida
Poster
Folder - Cultural Heritage
Folder - mini seminars
From Marginalization to Citizenship
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Participatory Budgeting, Urban Governance and Democracy
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Rental Housing: An Essential Option for the Urban Poor
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1. Spanish Best Practices Programme/ 2. Bilbao facing the new Millennium/ 3. Urban Renewal of the Besòs Seafront-Forum 2004
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Sustainable Cities and Villages: International Training for Local Authorities
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The Challenges of City Financing: Habitat's Professionals Forum
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Urban Structure, Transport and Local Economy Part 2: Local Economy and Urban Form.
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Youth and Urban Environment/Roundtable on Youth and Local Government
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Thursday - Morning Session

Campaigning to Reform International Institutions: What is the role for local authorities?
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Challenges Facing South African Local Government and Policy Responses
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Land and Urban Poverty
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Linkages Between UN-HABITAT and the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD): What role for civil society?
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Local Economic Development
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Managing Information for Local Environments (MILES)
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Medcities Seminar on Air Quality and Mobility
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Micro-Credit and Financing of Urban Agriculture
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The Community-Led Infrastructure Finance Facility (CLIFF): How Serious Are Banks about Financing Slum Dwellers? Can Slum Dwellers Really Change the Way Cities do Business?
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The Role of Cities in an Information Age: ICT Application for Urban Development
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Values-based Water Education
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Winter Cities: North/North Exchange on Sustainable Development
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Youth and Urban Space
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Thursday - Afternoon Session

Citizen Participation and Urban Management: Resolving the Equation of Social Exclusion and Poverty with Empowerment Strategies
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Citizen Participation and Urban Management - Added material
Citizen Participation and Urban Management
ComHabitat - City-community partnerships in the Commonwealth
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First Global Hip-Hop Summit
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Knowledge for Urban Development
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Localizing the Habitat Agenda for Urban Poverty Reduction
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Localizing the Habitat Agenda for Urban Poverty Reduction - Additional Material
Case study - Brazil
Case study - India
Case study - Kenya
General Presentation
Localising the Habitat Agenda Information pack
The Max Lock Centre brochure
Planning for Long - Term Urban Sustainability
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Public-Private Partnership in Urban Revitalization
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Rebuilding Iraq
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The Zero Evictions Campaign: Results and Perspectives
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Tourism, Sustainable Urbanization and Poverty Alleviation
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Friday - Morning Session

Building Bridges with the Grassroots
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Building Bridges with the Grassroots - Additional Materials
A case study Dissemination of Smoke Reduction Interventions in Sudan
A case study of NAHECO savings and credit schemes in Nakuru, Kenya
Building Bridges with the Grassroots photos
Case study A roof overhead
Case Study Best Practices in a Community-Led Processes of Slum Upgrading, Kenya
Case study Increasing access to housing for low income people in Bangladesh
Case study Le Programme d’amélioration des conditions de vie dans le quartiers de Yaounde 6.pdf
Case study Mother Centers International Network for Empowerment
Case study Programme for Sanitation and Protection of the Environment, Benin
Case study Surviving Disasters investing in capacities of women and poor communities to build resistance
Case study The Grassroots Women s International Academy GWIA
Case study The Women Information and Communications Technology Project, Kenya
Case study Women- The true champions,cornerstones of urban shelter delivery in Southern Africa
Cities as Drivers of Sustainable Development
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Exploring How Cities Are Governed
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Good Urban Governance in an Environment of HIV/Aids
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Growing Up In Cities
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Indigenous Foods and Local Food Security: Changing Food Habits in Rapidly Urbanizing Africa
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Sanitation: The Most Difficult MDG to Meet
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The Role of Urban Centres in Regional Development
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The Role of Urban Centres in Regional Development - Additional Material
Nigel Harris_Abstract
Paul Hildreth_Abstract
Priya Deshingkar_Abstract
Rachel Phillipson_Abstract
Urban Governance, Diversity and Social Action in Cities of the South
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Urban Governance Diversity and Social Action in Cities of the South - Additional Material
Urban Governance, diversity and social action in cities of the South
Urban Planning Revisited
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