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March 2017
United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)

Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuously increasing worldwide.

February 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

This report is among the first publication to provide concrete policy, finance and technology best practice guidance on addressing the heating and cooling sectors in cities through energy-efficiency improvements and the integration of renewable energy technology.

June 2012
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide argues that strategic investment in physical infrastructure with the diversification of economies allows cities to play a specialised role in polycentric urban development.

June 2012
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

 

June 2012
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide explores the compact city and its benefits within the developed and developing world's contexts.

June 2012
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide (Working with Nature) focuses on the effect of unplanned, rapid growth of cities on the functioning of a city-region's natural systems.

October 2011
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

The "Guidelines for developing eco-efficient and socially inclusive infrastructure" provide practical tools for city planners and decision makers to reform urban planning and infrastructure design according to the principles of eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness.

August 2011
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Urban Design Lab (UDL), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

This guideline provides practical tools for city planners and decision makers to reform urban planning and infrastructure design according to the principles of eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness. It includes case studies from the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Japan and Sri Lanka.