Policy Solutions for Urban Informal Settlements

This session will focus on policy solutions implemented to improve settlement conditions in informal settlements. Throughout the developing world the pace of urbanization has outstripped governments’ capacity to facilitate adequate and affordable housing.

Panel discussion will focus on policy solutions for the following topic areas: 

  • National level policy recommendations derived from Habitat’s national level dialogues
  • Setting the regulatory environment for inclusive and equitable city planning and development
  • Policy options for slums – upgradation; resettlement and land readjustment
  • Need for better data on informal settlements to inform improved policy interventions
Adequate Housing for Informal Settlements