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close this bookHabitat Debate - Vol. 3 - No. 1 - 1997 - Partnerships (HABITAT, 1997, 65 p.)
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Road to Istanbul
5 minutes

An introduction to Habitat II: The City Summit and the key role it occupies as the last of the important series of UN conferences on social development held in the 1990s. Pulling together all the issues debated since the Rio UN Earth Summit in 1992, this short video explores how new partnerships between Governments, the private sector and citizens’s groups can work to improve urban environments.

Walk the Talk: Women Walking Beyond Habitat II (in English)
13’5 minutes

A gender perspective on the Istanbul Conference.

Step by Step: Improving the Urban Environment in Accra (in English)
13’40 minutes

A video about using Community-Based Environmental Management Information Systems to improve the quality of life in unplanned settlements.

Given A Voice
15 minutes

A video on urban poor children in Ghana

Growing Smart
20 minutes

The lives of street children in Kenya

The Istanbul Conference

A look at the Habitat II Conference and its outcome.

To order videos, please contact:

Sharad Shankardass
Film/Video Section
UNCHS (Habitat)
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