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Brief Presentation for UN Orientation. By Sok Vanna Habitat Programme Manager UN-Habitat Cambodia 3 May 2012. UN-HABITAT’s mission and vision. Sustainable urban development Adequate shelter for all. 2. RURAL 63%. URBAN 37%. RURAL 53%. URBAN 47%. RURAL 40%. URBAN 60%. 2000.

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By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

Brief Presentation for

UN Orientation

By Sok Vanna

Habitat Programme Manager

UN-Habitat Cambodia

3 May 2012


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

UN-HABITAT’s mission and vision

Sustainable urban development

Adequate shelter for all

2


An urban era the need for un habitat

RURAL

63%

URBAN

37%

RURAL

53%

URBAN

47%

RURAL

40%

URBAN

60%

2000

2030

1970

An urban era – the need for UN-HABITAT

  • Urban areas important because they are:

    • Where half the people are

    • Where most of economic activity is

    • Likely to continue to grow in developing countries


Urbanization in the world

Urbanization in the world

URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (2005)

PERCENTAGE GROWTH OF URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (2005-2020)

More developed regions 29%

More developed regions 7%

Lessdeveloped regions 93%

Less developed regions 71%

  • Today, one in two people on the planet is an urban dweller

  • Urbanization is happening mostly in developing countries (93%)

  • Cities are growing because of:-natural increase in urban population (50%)

  • - reclassification of rural areas as urban areas (25%)

  • - rural-to-urban migration (25%)


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

Proportion of slum dwellers around the world


Cities opportunities and challenges

Cities – opportunities and challenges

  • General wealth

  • Enhance social Development

  • Provide employment

  • Incubators of innovation and creativity

  • Pockets of poverty

  • Exclusion and marginalization

  • Environmental degradation

  • Decay


Un habitat s strategy

UN-HABITAT’s Strategy

  • Effective advocacy, monitoring and partnerships

  • Inclusive urban planning, management and governance

  • Pro-poor land and housing

  • Environmentally sound basic urban infrastructure and services

  • Strengthened human settlements financing systems


Sustainable urban development

Sustainable urban development

Structured for Delivery


Regional and technical cooperation

Regional and Technical Cooperation

  • Access to basic services

  • Urban development and governance

  • Post-disaster reconstruction

  • Improving the living environment

  • Over 130 projects in more than 60 countries


Urbanization in cambodia

Urbanization in CAMBODIA


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

UN-HABITAT in CAMBODIA

  • Supported the

  • projects since

  • 1996 as

  • follows:

  • Phnom Penh Urban Poverty Reduction

  • Local Partnership for Poverty Reduction

  • Draft Housing Policy


Un habitat in cambodia

UN-HABITAT in CAMBODIA

  • Set up the Country Office in 2007

  • Priority projects in 2011-2015:

    • WATSAN

    • CCCI

    • Cir 3 implementation

    • Housing Policy implementation

    • Urban Strategic Plan Development

    • National Urban Forum

  • Current projects: WATSAN and CCCI


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

Water and Sanitation Programme

  • MEK-WATSAN promotes:

  • Pro-poor urban water governance,

  • Urban water conservation and demand management,

  • Integrated urban environmental sanitation, and

  • Income generation for the urban poor through community-based water and sanitation services.

MEK-WATSAN PROMOTES:

• Pro-poor urban water governance

• Urban water conservation and demand management

• Integrated urban environmental sanitation

• Income generation for the urban poor through community-based water and sanitation services

MEK-WATSAN PROMOTES:

• Pro-poor urban water governance

• Urban water conservation and demand management

• Integrated urban environmental sanitation

• Income generation for the urban poor through community-based water and sanitation services


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

Cities and Climate Change Initiative

  • Aims to strengthen the climate change response of cities and local governments

  • Key components are:

    • Advocacy, policy dialogue and policy change

    • Tool development and tool application

    • Piloting climate change mitigation and adaptation measures

    • Knowledge management and dissemination.


By sok vanna habitat programme manager un habitat cambodia 3 may 2012

Thank you for your attention

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