Executive Workshops on Urban Indicators and the City Prosperity Index to Support Policy Decision-Making in Saudi Arabia

2014 – 2015 — Under the umbrella of the Saudi Future Cities Programme, UN-Habitat implemented, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipalities and Rural Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a series of orientation workshops were organized in Riyadh, Jedah, Damman and Bruedah. The training was organized in the form of a 2-day executive, practical, informative and problem-solving oriented workshops for senior practitioners of local and national government agencies. The training was combined with training needs assessment sessions carried out in-class and during focus group meetings with the municipality staff. The workshops aimed at providing participants with the opportunity to get acquainted with experiences with urban indicators and their utilization in urban policy analysis, monitoring and support to decision making in urban planning and management in different cities. Participants got acquainted with the City Prosperity Index-CPI, its methodologies and indicators, and its application in cities where UN-Habitat is employing its methodology.

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Materials:

Training Materials:

Indicators for Monitoring Urbanization

Indicators For Urban Management

Curitiba – Rotterdam Experiences

Quiz Saudi Cities Project: Damman – Final Results: Arabic

Quiz Saudi Cities Project: Damman – Final Results: English

City Prosperity Index Unfolded

Quiz Saudi Cities Project: Riyadh – Final Results: Arabic

Quiz Saudi Cities Project: Riyadh – Final Results: English

The City Prosperity Index

The City Prosperity Index: Short Version

Indicators for Strategic City Planning and Decision Making

Indicators and the City Prosperity Index: Short Session

Challenges and Opportunities in Capacity Development of Cities in Saudi Arabia

Report: Future Saudi Cities Programme

Training Program:

Concept Note: Support of the Municipal Elections by the Future Saudi Cities Programme

KSA: Executive Training – Arabic

KSA: Executive Training, Detailed Session – Arabic

KSA: Executive Training – English

KSA: Executive Training, Detailed Session – English

Training Sessions in Arabic:

Global Experience Indicators Part 1 – Arabic

Global Experience Indicators Part 2 – Arabic

Acioly – Buraydah Day 2 – Arabic

Damman: Quiz Saudi Cities Project, Marwan – Arabic.pptx

City Prosperity Initiative – Arabic

Future Saudi Cities – Arabic

Reading Materials:

City Prosperity Index – Correlations Spatial Variables and GDP

City Prosperity Initiative – Street Connectivity Analysis

City Prosperity Index – Approaches, Experiences and Lessons

Future of Saudi Cities Programme