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Descentralização, Empoderamento e Participação para uma nova agenda urbana

Curitiba, 31 outubro 2016 — Administradora especialista em Relações Internacionais e Terceiro Setor e mestre em Organizações e Desenvolvimento, Grace Chiara Schmidt se dedica a treinar e capacitar representantes de organizações públicas, privadas e do terceiro setor para promoverem o desenvolvimento urbano sustentável em Curitiba. Direto de Quito, da Habitat III, ela conversou conosco sobre a Nova Agenda Urbana em discussão e seu impacto na capital paranaense.
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Mumbai's Architect-Activist: P.K. Das

An architect and urban planner, PK Das is known as an “activist-architect” and is one of the foremost voices in Mumbai on equitable access to open spaces and developing affordable housing models through participatory planning. In October 2016, he was awarded the Jane Jacobs International Medal by the Rockefeller Foundation, and was a featured speaker at the Habitat III Conference in Quito. The following are the excerpts from a conversation with him regarding the issue of affordable housing in Mumbai.

The Quito Papers: An intellectual counterpoint to the New Urban Agenda

Just as nations adopt the Habitat III outcome strategy, four towering figures in urbanism announce a treatise on cities and planning. One of those was Habitat III head Joan Clos./p>

Land Policy Dominates Habitat III Agenda

Land policy was at center stage at Habitat III in the high-altitude Ecuadorean capital of Quito all week, as the New Urban Agenda was formally adopted on the last day of the United Nations global cities summit.

How a little paint can transform a street

Even as thousands of urbanists from around the world were arriving in Quito for the United Nations’ Habitat III summit on cities, workers in and around the conference venue were still hanging signs, assembling exhibits and brushing topcoats of paint on nearby buildings.

How Quito spruced itself up for Habitat III

Even as thousands of urbanists from around the world were arriving in Quito for the United Nations’ Habitat III summit on cities, workers in and around the conference venue were still hanging signs, assembling exhibits and brushing topcoats of paint on nearby buildings.

Memberdayakan Warga Pinggir Kali untuk Ketahanan Bencana

Surabaya, 14 September 2016 — Masyarkat yang tinggal di pinggir sungai kerap memperoleh stigma negatif sebagai warga illegal, penyebab bajir dan kotornya sungai. Oleh karena itu kebijakan pemerintah kota adalah menggusur mereka dan memindahkan ke lokasi yang mengancam pecahnya ikatan sosial warga. Namun demikian, warga strenkali Surabaya merupakan contoh baik bagaimana warga pinggi kali berdaya secara ekonomi dan menjaga sungai mereka. Baca lebih lanjut.

Low Cost Housing through Mortgage Housing Scheme

Lagos, 13 September 2016 — Providing decent and affordable housing has been a major concern for Lagos urban planners. It is estimated that the city is short of 2.5 million units of housing while the majority of residents are tenants paying as much as half of their income on housing rents. The Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (Lagos HOMS) was designed to help low and middle income earners purchase a house through a sustained payment modality over a protracted period. See more.

المنهج التشاركي لبرنامج الإتحاد من أجل المتوسط للتنمية العمرانية في منطقة إمبابة

Cairo, 10 February 2016 — تَبنى الاتحاد من أجل المتوسط مشروعا ضخما بالتعاون مع جهات حكومية مصرية لتطوير منطقة إمبابة حضريا باعتماد منهج تشاركي فعال يدعم تفاعل السكان وتعاون منظمات المجتمع المدني لتحسين المنطقة. اقرأ المزيد عن ذلك

Pesquisa pioneira sobre vida nas ruas é feita por população de rua

São Paulo, 1 fevereiro 2016 — Primeira Pesquisa Social Participativa da População de Rua, feita pelos próprios sem-teto, chega ao fim após um ano com resultados que servirão de base para elaboração do Plano Municipal da População de Rua. Para saber como é a vida nas ruas e em equipamentos públicos de assistência social, foram feitas quase 170 entrevistas e mais de 500 conversas informais. O relatório final deve ser entregue este mês, mas o URB.im adianta algumas conclusões da pesquisa. Leia mais.