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2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

At the direction of Conference President and Miami Mayor Manuel A. (Manny) Diaz, The U.S. Conference of Mayors is holding five ’08 Mayors’ Action Forums between early August and early October in which America’s mayors will forge an action agenda for cities and metro areas to present to the next President of the United States. The five national events in five cities across the country are intended to prepare the Conference to present the next President with a set of priorities for action on urban/suburban problems that can be taken during the first 100 days of the new administration.

State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013: Prosperity of Cities.

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013: Prosperity of Cities.

This Report comes at a transitional juncture in the international agenda: in the wake of the ‘Rio + 20’ conference on the environment and development, and ahead of a fresh, updated Habitat Agenda due in 2016 (Habitat III). Against this background, this UN-Habitat Report calls on countries and cities to engage with a fresher notion of prosperity in their respective agendas.

The Economic Costs of Violence Against Women: An Evaluation of the Literature

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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The Economic Costs of Violence Against Women: An Evaluation of the Literature

In 2003, the United Nations (UN) called for an in-depth study on all forms of violence against women. This was intended to be, “A statistical overview on all forms of violence against women, in order to better evaluate the scale of such violence, while identifying gaps in: 1 - Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Doc A/RES/48/104, 20 December 1993; 2- Fourth World Conference on Women Platform for Action, Strategic Objective D.2, No. 129(a), 1995. 3 - Violence in the Americas - A Regional Analysis Including a Review of the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women: Executive Summary, 2000.

Prevención de la Violencia: la evidencia

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Prevención de la Violencia: la evidencia

Prevención de la violencia: la evidencia engloba un conjunto de siete orientaciones basadas en revisiones rigurosas de la bibliografía
que analiza las pruebas científicas (también llamadas evidencia o datos probatorios) sobre la eficacia de las intervenciones dirigidas a prevenir la violencia interpersonal y la autoinfligida.

Por una América Latina más segura Una nueva perspectiva para prevenir y controlar el delito

  • 8 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Por una América Latina más segura Una nueva perspectiva para prevenir y controlar el delito

La seguridad ciudadana es un determinante fundamental del bienestar de los hogares y las comunidades. El importante crecimiento del delito y de la violencia en muchos países de América Latina en los últimos años no solo ha implicado altos costos económicos y sociales, sino que ha comprometido
la gobernabilidad democrática y la legitimidad del Estado al socavar la confianza de los ciudadanos entre sí y en las autoridades.

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