BUILDING SYSTEM INDICATORS AND STANDARDS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN CHILE
United Nations Development Programme | Published October 28, 2015 - Deadline November 27, 2015
COUNTRY: Chile Funding source: GOVERNMENT OF CHILE PROJECT NUMBER: 90298 TITLE: "IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICY" BUSINESS SECTOR: URBAN PROPOSAL NUMBER: 256/2015 NAME OF THE PROPOSAL: "BUILDING SYSTEM INDICATORS AND STANDARDS URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN CHILE "DEADLINE: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27, 2015 until 18:00 hours. (Local time) Problem Its main objective is to improve the "quality of life of people" and as more specific purposes: Achieve development of Chilean cities socially integrated, environmentally balanced and economically competitive. Support decentralization of the country, promoting the decentralization of urban development processes associated Deliver an explicit framework that enables institutional reorganization ordering and coordinating the activities of various agencies with responsibility for urban development. Give support and a sense of unity and coherence to the reformulation of the various statutory and regulatory bodies relating to urban development. Generate certainties favoring coexistence, an enabling environment for society and for the initiatives of public and private investment. To achieve this central objective and these more specific goals, PNDU defined guidelines and specific objectives that are organized in five areas, namely urban social integration, urban economic development, urban environmental balance, identity and heritage and urban institutions and urban governance. These areas of urban development fall within the overall concept of urban sustainability, and linked to the notion of territorial system, ie the interaction of urban and rural as a determinant of the quality of urban life. The appointment of its members is established through the Supreme Decree No. 68, issued on April 29, 2014 and published on 29 August 2014. The PNDU requires the Council to generate periodic reports and public access that account for the progress in their implementation and progress on the quality of life in Chilean cities. More specifically, the PNDU orders in Chapter V, field "Institutions and Governance", the creation of a system for measuring the quality of urban development: Consider indicators to measure the quality of urban towns and smaller localities according to their social, cultural identity and peculiarities.