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Organizations relating to Settlements

Environmental Management Group / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2001
Global Parliamentarians on Habitat / Est. 1987
Habitat International Coalition / Giza, Egypt / Est. 1976
Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1982
Settlements Information Network Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1982
International Association for Humane Habitat / Mumbai, India / Est. 2000
Cetacean Society International / Georgetown CT, USA / Est. 1974
International Children's Trust / Coventry, UK / Est. 1967
Fundación para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad y su Habitat / Madrid, Spain
Central American Council on Housing and Human Settlements / La Libertad, El Salvador / Est. 1992
United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation / Est. 1975
United Nations Regional Centre for Research on Human Settlements / Est. 1955
International Association of Settlements / Est. 1922
Commonwealth Consultative Group on Human Settlement / Est. 1997
Pan African Association on Human Settlements / Est. 1979
Protocol Relative to the Abolition of the System of Foreign Settlements at Chosen / Est. 1913
Convention for the Pacific Settlements of International Conflicts, 1899 / Est. 1899
Forum of Researchers on Human Settlements / Rome, Italy
Institut européen de droit et d'économie de l'habitat
Global Urban Observatory Network / Nairobi, Kenya
ASEAN Association for Planning and Housing / Kajang, Malaysia / Est. 1979
ESCAP/UNCHS Joint Unit on Human Settlements / Est. 1985
United Nations Commission on Human Settlements / Est. 1977
Building Habitat and Urban Management International / Eindhoven, Netherlands
IULA African Union of Local Authorities / Est. 1984
Joint Intergovernmental Regional Committee on Human Settlements and Environment
Shanghai International Settlement / Est. 1863
Union internationale pour le développement de l'habitat
Asian Human Settlements Bank
Latin American Housing and Human Settlements Development Organization / Est. 1984
Asociación Habitat Pro / Lima, Peru / Est. 2002
Ibero-American and Caribbean Forum of Best Practices / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1997
Orangutan Foundation International / Los Angeles CA, USA / Est. 1986
Réseau habitat et francophonie / Paris, France / Est. 1987
World Habitat / Coalville, UK / Est. 1976
Lund Centre for Habitat Studies / Est. 1979
Athens Center of Ekistics / Est. 1963
World Society for Ekistics / Pune, India / Est. 1963
Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements / Putrajaya, Malaysia / Est. 1958
Global Forum on Human Settlements / New York NY, USA
Network for an Economical and Ecological Habitat / Jinotepe, Nicaragua / Est. 1991
International Society for the Study of Vernacular Settlements / Melbourne VIC, Australia / Est. 1999
International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1926
Habitat for Humanity International / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1976
United Nations Human Settlements Programme / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1978
Bank for International Settlements / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1930
Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1987
RURALIA / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1995
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969

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World Problems relating to Settlements

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Urban slums
Threatened dwarf-shrubland habitats
Threatened xeromorphic shrubland habitats
Threatened shrubland habitats
Impermanent living conditions
Physical insecurity of refugees and asylum-seekers
Threatened marine coastal habitats
Fragmentation of natural habitat
Threatened habitats of bare sand
Lack of sanitation in cities
Degradation of flora and fauna habitats
Endangered habitats of Cape floral kingdom
Destruction of wildlife habitats

Action Strategies relating to Settlements

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Managing data base on biodiversity
Maintaining database on plants
Ensuring sustainable energy in human settlements
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Improving human settlement management
Using ecosystem approach for settlement planning
Improving human settlements
Building ecological communities
Conserving wildlife habitat
Distributing human settlements
Undertaking settlement design
Improving social planning for human settlements
Implementing global strategy for shelter
Settling international disputes
Producing declaration on habitat preservation
Protecting wetland ecosystems
Researching ecological effects of climate change
Studying human habitat
Constructing biodiversity habitat
Restoring biodiversity
Concluding habitat preservation agreements
Upgrading settlements and urban slums
Assessing costs to improve human settlements planning
Expanding settlements
Reducing displacement of indigenous populations by foreign settlers

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