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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.

Migrantes en México Vulnerabilidad y Riesgos

  • 7 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Migrantes en México Vulnerabilidad y Riesgos

Este es un estudio exploratorio para analizar la vulnerabilidad y la exposición a riesgos de origen social y natural de los migrantes en México. El objetivo central es analizar la vulnerabilidad de los migrantes ante la violencia y violaciones a derechos humanos, así como ante emergencias de origen natural causadas por fenómenos hidrometeorológicos. Se describirán también las estructuras nacionales para responder a situaciones de emergencia.

ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour - Results and methodology

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour - Results and methodology

In 2005, the International Labour Office (ILO) published its first global estimate of forced labour.1 The estimate (a minimum of 12.3 million persons in forced labour at any point in time in the period 1995-2004) received considerable attention by governmental and non-governmental organizations and in the media. It has since been widely cited as the most authoritative estimate of the largely hidden, and therefore difficult to measure, phenomenon of forced labour.

Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

A combination of global, regional and local threats facing Latin Americans have given rise to an array of security responses. Some intervention strategies are heavy-handed and focused on restoring law and order, while others emphasize a wide array of preventive measures and are intended to support social cohesion.

Informe Regional de Desarrollo Humano 2013 -2014 : Diagnóstico y Propuestas para América Latina

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Informe Regional de Desarrollo Humano 2013 -2014 : Diagnóstico y Propuestas para América Latina
Este informe analiza uno de los grandes retos contemporáneos para el desarrollo humano de los latinoamericanos: la inseguridad ciudadana. En los últimos 12 años, América Latina ha registrado mejoras en rubros como salud, educación y esperanza de vida, lo cual se ha traducido en un crecimiento anual promedio de 0,94% en el Índice de Desarrollo Humano de la región, uno de los más altos a nivel mundial.
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