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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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Brief Presentation for

UN Orientation

By Sok Vanna

Habitat Programme Manager

UN-Habitat Cambodia

3 May 2012

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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%)
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
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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
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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

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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.
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Thank you for your attention

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