Local Leaders' Empowerment is Key to a Post-2015 Urban Agenda. @DavidKThorpe @uclg_org

Local Leaders' Empowerment is Key to a Post-2015 Urban Agenda. @DavidKThorpe @uclg_org

A new tool has been produced for local and regional governments to contribute to the post-2015 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda of Habitat III in 2016. It is the creation of UCLG, the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments , an organisation that represents the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. Around the world local and regional governments are building their own Global Agendas to reflect their concerns, priorities and begins. As part of a global task force, UCLG is doing the same thing to address the post-2015 agenda moving towards Habitat III. The focus is to generate a consultation process to find common ground on development issues that provide local solutions to global challenges. The purpose of the tool is to help facilitate this bottom-up interactive debate in advance of Habitat ...

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