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Introduction CSUDP

  1. 1. The Civil Society Urban <br />Development Programme<br />
  2. 2. About Us<br />Who we are<br /><ul><li>The Civil Society Urban Development Programme (CSUDP) is an innovative urban intervention programme designed to facilitate equitable and sustainable urban development
  3. 3. The CSUDP is a joint effort of uban Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) with funding support currently provided by the Embassy of Sweden</li></li></ul><li>About Us<br />Our Vision<br />“Vibrant, Dignified and Secure Urban Living Environments”<br />
  4. 4. About Us<br />Our Mission:<br />To facilitate equitable and sustainable urban development through improved management, access to basic services, governance and coordination, particularly fore the urban poor.<br />
  5. 5. About Us<br />Our Objectives:<br /><ul><li>To identify, strengthen and coordinate urban CSO’s, networks, coalitions and selected Local Authorities for effective delivery of the Urban development programme
  6. 6. To facilitate and promote pro-poor basic service delivery by inculcating the rights based approach on both the duty bearers and the right holders
  7. 7. To influence policies to improve governance, promote integrated urban planning and slum upgrading options with particular emphasis on economic empowerment.</li></li></ul><li>About Us<br />Our Values:<br /><ul><li>Recognition of equal rights to access and social Inclusion
  8. 8. Transparency, integrity and accountability
  9. 9. Effectiveness, innovation, diversity and creativity
  10. 10. Participation, inclusiveness and openness
  11. 11. Non-discrimination
  12. 12. Sustainable use of environmental services
  13. 13. Good monitoring and core values and principles</li></li></ul><li>The Challenge – The Three (3) Programme Pillars<br />Coordination<br />The rapidly growing urban population in Kenya poses challenge to both state and non-state actors in the urban development arena. Pointedly lack of coordination has been flagged as am key impediment towards integrated urban development. <br />
  14. 14. The Challenge – The Three (3) Programme Pillars<br />Access Services/Shelter<br />On this Pillar an assortment of best practices and lessons learnt in pro-poor service delivery exists among the CSO’s actors, these need to inform mainstream planning and design of pro-poor inventions and hence a complement to government efforts at achieving targets such as the MDGs and Vision 2030<br />
  15. 15. The Challenge – The Three (3) Programme Pillars<br />Policy Development<br />All actors in the urban development arena work within legal space provided through legislation and polices. The Civil Society stakeholders from their vast experience can make informed contribution to legislative and policy development processes.<br />CSUDP envisages an important role in employing the vast experience and constituency of the CSO’s to make informed contribution to policy developments especially the development of the urban Policy that has just been initiated.<br />
  16. 16. The Solution – Five Programme Focus Areas<br />Coordination<br />CSUDP will engage other actors through the Civil Society Urban Forum (CSUF) which is a multi-stakeholder platform that brings together all relevant actors in the informal settlements urban development arena to dialogue and generate consensus on best intervention and policy models that embrace the human rights approach. CSUF participants are drawn from Local Authorities and Line Programme Secretariats at the policy level; CSO’s and NGO’s at the intervention level; and CBO’s at the grassroots level.<br />Exit Show<br />
  17. 17. The Solution – The Five (5) Programme Focus Areas<br />Access to Services / Shelter<br />The CSUDP implementing partners will deliver an assortment of best practices and lessons learnt in pro-poor service delivery exists among the CSO’s actors, these need to inform mainstream planning and design of pro-poor inventions and hence a complement to government efforts at achieving targets such as the MDGs and Vision 2030<br />Exit Show<br />
  18. 18. The Solution – Five Programme Focus Areas<br />Governance / Human Rights<br />The CSUDP through CSUF will engage community level consultative groups in the process of ensuring that the voice of the marginalized is effectively captured and the principles of transparency, accountability, inclusiveness and other human rights applied<br />
  19. 19. The Solution – Five Programme Focus Areas<br />Urban Planning / Manag.<br />The CSUDP is cognizant of the new approaches and programmes in urban planning and management underway to address among others the growing concern of expanding informal settlements. Specifically CSUDP is paying attention to national programmes such as the Kenya Municipal Programme, the Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Programme.<br />
  20. 20. The Solution – Five Programme Focus Areas<br />Cross-cutting Issues<br />The CSUDP will apply logic driven mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues such as governance and ethics, human rights, environment management, gender, HIV/AIDS and conflict resolution in the affected urban communities.<br />
  21. 21. For more information …<br />Visit our Website<br />www.csudp.org<br />

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