Annual Report 2009




Highlights of Cities Alliance activities in slum upgrading and city development strategy in 2009 include the launch of the Land, Services and Citizenship (LSC) for the Urban Poor Programme, which aims to assist a selected group of developing countries develop long-term, city-wide strategies to upgrade slums and help cities plan and implement strategies for future growth; slum upgrading in the post-conflict countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone; increased requests to support State of the Cities Reports; a Joint Work Programme on Cities and Climate Change with members The World Bank, UN-HABITAT and UNEP; and the formation of the CDS Sub Group to increase collective know-how on city development strategies.

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