Analytical Perspective of Pro-poor Slum Upgrading Frameworks

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UN-HABITAT, 2006 - Community development - 71 pages
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Page 2 - By 2020, to have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers...
Page 2 - A household is considered to have adequate access to sanitation if an excreta disposal system, either in the form of a private toilet or a public toilet shared with a reasonable number of people, is available to household members. Secure tenure is the right of all individuals and groups to effective protection by the state against forced evictions.
Page 1 - a contiguous settlement where the inhabitants are characterized as having inadequate housing and basic services. A slum is often not recognised and addressed by the public authorities as an integral or equal part of the city
Page 24 - Alliance maintains that the mobilization of the knowledge of the poor into methods driven by the poor and for the poor is a slow and risk-laden process; this premise informs the group's strong bias against "projects" and "projectization" that underlies almost all official ideas about urban change.
Page 15 - Governments to confer legal security of tenure on all persons currently threatened with forced eviction and to adopt all necessary measures giving full protection against forced eviction, based upon effective participation, consultation and negotiation with affected persons or groups; 4.
Page 25 - Exchange visits between community organisations have been continually developed because they serve many ends. They: • are a means of drawing large numbers of people into a process of change, supporting local reflection and analysis, enabling the urban poor themselves to own the process of knowledge creation and change; • enable the poor to reach out and federate, thereby developing a collective vision and collective strength...
Page 2 - durable' if it is built on a non-hazardous location and has a structure permanent and adequate enough to protect its inhabitants from the extremes of climatic conditions such as rain, heat, cold, humidity.
Page 67 - These were also defines as the squalid, crowded or unsanitary conditions under which people live, irrespective of the physical state of the building or area.
Page 13 - Declaration's goal of improving the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by the year 2020, as well as to help in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of cities, towns and villages in post-conflict situations.
Page 1 - Insecure residential status; Inadequate access to safe water; Inadequate access to sanitation and other infrastructure; Poor structural quality of housing; Overcrowding.

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