The role of local governments in sustainable urbanization

Sara Hoeflich de Duque| August 18th 2016|Categories: ENABLING CONDITIONS, STRENGTHENING CITIES AS ACTORS|Tags: , , , , , |

A key recommendation of the German Habitat Forum held in May 2016 in Berlin was that “cities need to be empowered as actors”. Urbanization not only implies geographical changes, but also a political change in order to manage growth. This is where local governments are most needed.