1998 Dubai International Award for Best Practices  
 

Report of the Technical Advisory Committee
Hosted by the City of Vienna, Austria
7-10 July 1998

HS\523\98E
ISBN 92-1-131379-1

Overview and Contents

 


GLOBAL 100 BEST PRACTICES LIST

AFRICA
BURUNDI
Minago Integrated Development Project, Minago

CÔTE D'IVOIRE
The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) Project, Abidjan

KENYA
Masaku County Children's Home, Masaku
Slums Information Development and Resource Centres - SIDAREC, Nairobi
Kipepeo Project: Conserving Biodiversity through Economic Development, Kilifi
Mathare Youth Self-Help Slum and Environmental Cleanup Project, Nairobi

SENEGAL
Management and Communuty Valorisation of Domestic Waste by Women, Thies
Improved Lot Project
The Petit Train Bleu of Dakar

SOUTH AFRICA
An Integrated Development Project in the Greater Mafikeng Area, North West Province
The Mvula Trust, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Municipal Infrastructure Programme, Pretoria

TANZANIA
Community Infrastructure (Upgrading) Programme (CIP), Dar-es-Salaam
Hanna Nassif Community Development Association, Dar-es-Salaam

ARAB STATES
EGYPT
Household Solid Waste Management - Zabbaleen Garbage Collectors, Cairo
The Aqueduct Area Project by GOPP, El Sayeda, Zeinab, Cairo
National Public Scheme for Conserving Drinking Water

MOROCCO
Integrated community sanitation programme in Shanty town, Karyan El Ou., Rabat
One Woman, Two trees: (Planting Trees for Improving Living Conditions)

QATAR
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Qatar - An Integral Part of the Infrastructure

SAUDI ARABIA
Ideas For Improving the Living Conditions

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
Solid Waste Management in Damascus

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Providing Assistance to Orphans of Natural and Human-Made Catastrophies

ASIA
AUSTRALIA
Crystal Waters Permaculture Village, Queensland
CHINA
Deepening Reform to Gain the Sustainable Development of Foshan City
The Comprehensive Improvement of the Urban Environment of Zhuhai
INDIA
People's Participation Programme (P.P.P.), Mumbai
Innovative Urban Partnerships in Ahmedabad, grouping together the following

Ahmedabad: Innovative Urban Partnerships
Preparation of the Ahmedabad Walled City Revitalization plan
Design for Redevelopment of C.G Road
Urban Governance, Environmental and Public Management in Surat, grouping together the following
Preparation of the Surat Inner City Revitalization Plan
Urban Governance in Environment and Public Health Management: Surat's Experience
Urban Sanitation in Low-income area, Bangalore
Ahmedabad Energy Management Initiative
Environmentally Sound and Productive use of City Garbage, Bangalore
Basket Weavers Housing Project at Coimbatore-The HUDCO Approach
CDS System of Kerala - Participation of Poor in the Governance of Poverty
Maharashtra Emergency Earthquake Rehabilitation Programme (MEERP)
Slum Networking Project, Ahmedabad
NEPAL
Urban Hygiene and Environment Programmes (UHEEP)

PHILIPPINES
Mobilizing Financial Resources: Lessons Learned from Bauan Municipality
Fighting Hunger and Powerlessness with our Own Hands, Initao Municipality
Naga City Participatory Planning Initiatives
Urban Poor Elderly Health Workers

SINGAPORE
Evolving a World Class Land Transport System in Singapore
Phasing out of industries in the Bukit Timah and Bukit Batok Planning Area

EUROPE
ALBANIA
"The Breglumasi Program" - An Urban and Social Development Initiative, Tirana

AUSTRIA
Solar City Pichling:Sustainable Urban Development, Linz, Austria
Biowaste Management - Organic Farming, Vienna
Housing Information System for Disadvantaged Population Segments, Vienna
Back on Stage 16/17
Property Developer's Competition, Vienna
Fawos- Prevention of Homelessness, Vienna
ECOPROFIT Graz

BELGIUM
Charleroi Security and Safety Initiative, Charleroi

FINLAND
Espoo’s Educational Project on Biodiversity, Espoo

FRANCE
Risk Management and Prevention, City of Marseille

GERMANY
Mütterzentren Bundesverband Geschäftsstelle (National Association of Mother Centers)
Lebensgarten Steyerberg e.V. (Lebensgarten Eco-village), Steyerberg

GREECE
Xanthi, changing a city's image. The Cultural face of Sustainability

IRELAND
Belfast Harbour Urban Pilot Project; "Commerce & Conservation in Partnership"

POLAND
ECO-Tickets, Oswiecim
Tested & Organic Food for Residents of Industrialized Urban Areas, Gliwice
Tomaszow Enterprise Incubator Foundation, Tomaszow

PORTUGAL
Disabled Assistance and Support, Ponte de Lima

ROMANIA
Night Shelter BEST
Social Service in Sector 6 of Bucharest
Habitat and Art in Romania Programe

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
City of Kirovo-Chepetsk: Air Protection

SPAIN
Urban Renewal and Social Insertion: Opening of the Town to the Sea, Gijon, Spain
From the Iron of the Valley to the Iron Valley, Gipuzkoa
L'Hospitalet for Civic-Mindedness, L’Hospitalet
Riva Project For Ciutat Vella (Rehabilitation/Regeneration Of Valencia)
An Integral Program on Housing Rehabilitation for Social Purposes, Barcelona
Zaragoza: A City Saving Water
Project Ciutat Vella: Revitalization of the Historical Center of Barcelona
Green Plan for a “Mankind Heritage Town”: Segovia
Barnamil: 1.000 m2 Hot Water Solar Panels, Barcelona
"Valdicio" Development, Soba Municipal District
Programme for Relocating Indigent Population in Valladolid
Fighting Social Exclusion: Integral Plan for the Old City of Zaragoza
Urban Project of Recuperation of Historic City-Center of Santa Cruz
Rehabilitation of the Historic Centre of Madrid
Programmes for Improving the Urban Environment in Malaga
Indicators for Sustainability in Barcelona
Comunitary Development and Socio-Labour Intervention in the Periphery, Salamanca
Integral Scheme of Tackling Youth-Unemployment in the South of Madrid
Ecotouristic Distinctive, Alcudia, Mallorca

TURKEY
Youth Participation in Decision Making Processes in Turkey
Çayyolu II Satellite City Project

UNITED KINGDOM
The Findhorn Foundation Eco-Village Project, Forres, Moray, Scotland

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
BRAZIL
PALMA$ - Popular Bank in Palmeira District
Return to Nature (Replant for harvesting), Rio de Janeiro
Cabocla Agrarian Reform Project, Parana
Income Generation, Dignity and Citizenship, Rio de Janeiro
Housing Project of Rio das Flores and Rio Novo - Partner in Construction
ReciproCity Programme - Selective Collection / Recycling
The Interiorization Project of the Carlos Gomes Foundation, Pará
Doutores da Alegria (Doctors of Happiness)

CHILE
Sustainable City: Grassroots Development, Food Security, Recycling in Tome
Citizen Actions for Justice and Democracy, Santiago de Chile

COLOMBIA
Urban Subcentres for Citizen Life in the Low Income Areas of Medellin

COSTA RICA
Bamboo Foundation (FUNBAMBU), San Jose
Community Leaders Generating Development, San Jose

ECUADOR
Salud Para el Pueblo - A Health and Sanitation Rotary Project

MEXICO
UCISV-VER Housing Program for the Peripheral Areas of Xalapa, Veracruz

PERU
System of Integrated Solid Waste Management, Lima


NORTH AMERICA
CANADA
The Ecological Footprint/ EcoQuest - Reducing Our Ecological Footprint, Toronto
Signposts on the Trail to VISION 2020": Hamilton-Wentworth Sustainability
The Affordability and Choice Today Program, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
The Auto-Recycling Best Practices, British Columbia
Toronto Healthy City Project
The Western Valley Development Authority, Nova Scotia
Partenaires en prévention: Sécurité des Chauffeurs de Taxi (Taxi Drivers’ Safety Programme)
Waterloo Region Opportunities Planning
Safer Cities Initiatives, Edmonton, Alberta
Zero Waste 2005, Anapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Carbon Dioxide Reduction Plan, Chula Vista, California
Planning and Designing the Community of Civano, Tucson, Arizona
Green Map System, New York
Interface's Journey to Sustainability, Kennesaw, Georgia
Integrated Watershed Management - Government and NGO Partnership, Massachusetts
The Millennium Project, Washington, D.C.
Involvement of Urban Communities in Brownfields Redevelopment, Trenton, New Jersey
Improving Urban Earthquake Risk Management in Developing Countries, Palo Alto, California
Sustainability and Smart Growth in Chattanooga's Southside, Tennessee
The National Center for Sustainability in Chattanooga's Southside, Tennessee

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