Improved land, legislation, and governance for cities
Description/achievement of initiative

City, regional and national authorities will establish systems for improved access to land, adopt enabling legislation and put in place effective decentralized governance that fosters equitable and sustainable urban development.

Implementation methodologies

Regional and national authorities will establish systems for improved access to land and adopt enabling legislation on the international guidelines on decentralization and strengthening of local authorities with the collaboration of FAO, UNCCD, UNDP, World Bank, local government authorities, CSOs and the private sector.

Partner(s)

UN-Habitat
UNDP
FAO
UNCCD
World Bank
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Development of urban land administration December 2019
Metropolitan governance strategies December 2019
Arbitration of land disputes End 2019
Capacity building strategies for urban local authorities December 2019
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $180,000,000

Information
  • Location: Selected cities, regions and national authorities worldwide
  • Date of completion: December 2019
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Contact
Clarissa Augustinus, Ag Coordinator, Urban Land, Legislation and Governance Branch, clarissa.augustinus@unhabitat.org

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