Sustainable Cities Programme (SCP)

sustainable cities and local governance. by Sustainable Cities Programme.

Publisher: HABITAT, Publisher: UNEP in Nairobi, Kenya

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Other titlesSustainable cities and local governance
ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Settlements., United Nations Environment Programme.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/00300 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL3614288M
LC Control Number2002375294

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