Dato Maimunah Mohd Sharif (UN-Habitat) at the official opening of the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) 2018
8 Feb 2018 - Opening remarks by Dato Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), at the official opening of the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9).
Implications of developments in geo spatial technologies for slum dwellers (Richard SLIUZAS) 2016
Richard Sliuzas, from the University of Twente in the Netherlands, is an urban planner specialised in the use of geo-spatial technologies for urban planning and management. In this lecture he outlines how new technologies means new approaches to mapping, in particular slum mapping, and the implications of this.
Slum Dwellers International (Sheela PATEL) 2015
In the past two decades through a process called "Enumeration" through which the members collect at city level data about slums, Slum Dwellers International have created a mechanism which serves to create a city wide network of urban informal settlements with the intention of the dwellers to see themselves as part of a larger subsection of the city, whose needs have been neglected and whose voice has to reach the city and the national government.