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  • La participación política de la mujer indígena en el Congreso ecuatoriano. Una tarea pendiente - HDRNet
    general political participation of Indigenous people The author identifies the most significant lessons learned key challenges and strategies for the social inclusion and political participation of Indigenous women in public spheres It also outlines the operationalization of building strong constitutional reforms at the Parliamentary level and of a redistributive economy that would strengthen women s social location improving the quality of life health and education indexes Document Type Monograph Working

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/483/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Municipios y ONGs: ¿Una alianza posible? - HDRNet
    It seeks to advance Point 6 of the documents presented at Habitat II Istanbul 1996 which state that Local governments take an important place within an urban setting in the context of State reforms in support of decentralization of public administration In this context grassroots organizing acquires an important role in local society as a place for local development strategies Document Type Monograph Documentation Keywords CYTED Habitat II 1996 local

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/493/ (2016-05-01)
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  • How international cooperation can support existing local development processes: The experience of the Historical Centre in Havana - HDRNet
    commercial No Derivatives 4Mb Abstract This book presents the author s experiences in managing the historical restoration of Old Havana The book analyzes how international cooperation can enhance and support rather than displace or contravene already existing processes of local development A critical tool with which it does so is participatory planning at the local level which is used to articulate and identify priorities for international cooperation finally it also

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/504/ (2016-05-01)
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  • “Best practices” in practice: a critical reflection on international cooperation and participatory urban development in Cairo's informal areas (Egypt) - HDRNet
    1 ISSN 2070 6790 Preview PDF English Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 930Kb Official URL http www universitasforum org index php ojs arti Abstract Praised as the solution for emancipating poor and marginalised groups and for fostering good governance at the local level participation has emerged in recent decades as the feature sine qua non of development interventions But how feasible is it to promote participatory forms of development in authoritarian contexts such as post Socialist Egypt where patronage networks permeate the whole process of socio political negotiation Is it possible for an international cooperation agency promoting a people centered approach to urban management to overcome the anti participatory attitude of governmental authorities and civil society organisations alike Searching for an answer this article analyses a participatory urban development programme sponsored in Cairo s informal areas Egypt by the German Technical Cooperation Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit henceforth GTZ Both contextual elements connected to the Egyptian state society relation and contingent factors linked to the planning and implementation of the programme seem to have affected negatively the success of the development initiative in its emancipating aims Document Type Article Keywords international cooperation participatory

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/576/ (2016-05-01)
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  • CONSTRUCTION OF URBAN PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN COLOMBIA: TECHO'S EXPERIENCE - HDRNet
    of Bogotá Colombia In the document the reader can observe the role played by the NGO TECHO Un TECHO para mi País Colombia in the process of empowerment and consolidation of these processes of citizen participation through its program of work along with local residents and leaders of these communities To illustrate the work and the results that have been obtained from 2011 2013 this report takes a journey through

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/678/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Elements of risk management in natural disasters prevention. The Cuban case study - HDRNet
    Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 138Kb Abstract This report discusses natural risks and how local communities react to emergency situations in Cuba In the context of developing countries the actions implemented have not been enough to slow down the magnitude of vulnerabilities that have resulted in human and material losses Lack of resources increasing poverty in various community sectors and the disorganized manner in which the population has utilized their territories and the spatial location of their habitats add to the impact felt in particular communities Thus risk management becomes a group of actions used to confront natural threats decrease vulnerability and increase their mitigation develop a prevention strategy and facilitate reconstruction in the event of a disaster Document Type Monograph Technical Report Keywords gestión del riesgo prevención de desastres naturales habitat desarrollo humano Cuba risk management natural disasters prevention human development gestione del rischio prevenzione dei disastri naturali sviluppo umano Gestion des risques prévention des catastrophes naturelles habitat développement humain Topics Environment and natural resources Case studies Environment and natural resources Policies Democratic and participatory governance Case studies Deposited On 17 Dec 2009 17 19 Related URLs http www cyted org Corporate Authors

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/378/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Towards a methodology for risk management in marginal communities - HDRNet
    population This older terminology has caused great confusion between natural phenomenon and natural disaster Risk Management entails the participation of the local sector This work focuses on El Salvador and specifically on a community of experts local dwellers professionals and institutions for the creation of Global Plans to prevent disaster and confront its consequent emergencies Document Type Monograph Documentation Keywords gestión del riesgo El Salvador desastres naturales comunidades marginales risk

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/401/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Background for the debate: Towards a diagnosis of popular housing in Latin America - HDRNet
    to Iberoamerica Chapter one summarizes the data sets in different countries and allows for a mapping of the general situation Chapter two displays the characteristics of the housing situation in Iberoamerica by country sections Chapter three includes reviews of housing policy in each country and the effective models to face the situation of scarcity The last chapter features institutions that work around housing in the region Document Type Monograph Project

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/411/ (2016-05-01)
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