Growing Together: Youth and the Work of the United Nations
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Digital publication details: 101 pages.
World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP). 2009 - This report presents a brief review of progress made since the Water Action Plan agreed at the 2003 G8 Summit in Evian, France. It includes an introduction to some of the key themes of the United Nations World Water Development Report 3: Water in a Changing World, and proposes then some priority areas for discussion at the 2009 G8 Summit in Abruzzo, Italy. Chapter IV 'Putting water onto a sounder financial footing' specifically covers the financing issue.
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The Guide represents a milestone in the efforts of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme to monitor the Millennium Development Goals adopted by the UN members states in the year 2000. UN-HABITAT has been assigned the responsibility to assist governments in monitoring and eventually attaining the global “Cities without Slums” Target of improving the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers. This guide offers not only the definition related to urban poverty and slums but also a hierarchy of indicators at the operational level and specific ways to measure them.
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The Human Rights Fact Sheet series is published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office at Geneva. It deals with selected questions of human rights that are under active consideration or are of particular interest. Human Rights Fact Sheets are intended to assist an ever-wider audience in better understanding basic human rights, what the United Nations is doing to promote and protect them, and the international machinery available to help realize those rights. Human Rights Fact Sheets are free of charge and distributed worldwide. Their reproduction in languages other than the official United Nations languages is encouraged provided that no changes are made to the contents and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva is advised by the reproducing organization and given credit as being the source of the material.
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The Namibia Habitat Country Programme Document is the result of a collaborative effort between various agencies in Namibia, namely, the United Nations Development Programme and UN-HABITAT, in consultation and in collaboration with the government of Namibia. This UN-HABITAT Country Programme Document was produced after a series of consultative meetings were held with the United Nations Development Programme country office and the UN-HABITAT programme. Over a two-year period, the country programme will be implemented in conjunction with the United Nations Development Assistance Framework and will coincide with the formulation of the Third National Development Plan, or National Development Plan 3.
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UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). 2011 This reader is intended for all those interested in getting familiar with issues related to water and the Green Economy. It provides basic references for easy reading and some of the latest and most relevant United Nations publications on this issue. Links are provided when the publication is available online.
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Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/RES/18/1 - On 28 September 2011, the UN Human Rights Council passed a new resolution which takes the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation a step further. The Council welcomed the submission of the compilation of good practices on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation, in which the Special Rapporteur put particular emphasis on practical solutions with regard to the implementation of the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. The resolution calls on States to ensure enough financing for sustainable delivery of water and sanitation services.
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Throughout history, conflicts have been waged over land. Confrontations over territory, border disputes, occupation of the territory of one State by another, or grievances stemming from inequitable access to land invariably have dramatic consequences for human settlements. Never before has this been truer than with today?uss very different types of conflict which are increasingly taking place within nations. Many of these conflicts have direct effects on the control over land and the rights of people relating to land and cause innumerable denials of housing, land and property (HLP) rights. These are human rights under international human rights law, and are increasingly recognised as such within the domestic laws of all countries by formal, customary and other national legal structures.
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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). 2005 - This report summarizes main conclusions of the Seminar on Gender and Water and Resources Management in Africa organized by UNECA on 9 March 2005. The aim of this seminar was to translate the gender commitments in an implementable 10 year action plan for mainstreaming gender in Africa’s water policies, programmes and projects to be adopted by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW).
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Presenter: Dr. Bobbi Nassar, UN Representative
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