Collaborating for a geographical information system in Kairouan

Kathrin Faltermeier| November 8th 2016|Categories: STRENGTHENING CITIES AS ACTORS, STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kathrin Faltermeier

Kathrin Faltermeier

Junior Consultant at GIZ CoMun
Kathrin Faltermeier has been working as junior consultant for GIZ's programme CoMun since 2015. She is based at the CoMun office in Tunis and focuses on citizen participation in Tunisian municipalities.
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For sustainable urban planning, administrative bodies, service providers and citizens need to work together. In Kairouan, Tunisia, different actors are collaborating to put in place a comprehensive geographical information system for their city.

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The SDGs go local! Why cities need to engage in integrated urban development

Katrin Eisenbeiß| October 4th 2016|Categories: REALISING INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT, REALISING INTEGRATED PLANNING|Tags: , , , , , , |

Katrin Eisenbeiß

Katrin Eisenbeiß

Katrin Eisenbeiß is a Policy Advisor at GIZ and part of the Sector Project "Sustainable Development of Metropolitan Regions". Her current focus of work is on integrated urban development, resource management and city region food systems. Before joining GIZ, she worked with the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart for the research project "Morgenstadt – City Insights" at the interface of mobility and governance. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Regional and Urban Research with a focus on international development cooperation and transport planning at the University of Bayreuth, Germany.
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For the Sustainable Development Goals to work, cities as key development actors need to apply integrated approaches. Different actors and levels of government must be provided with opportunities to collaborate in order to ensure inclusive, secure, resilient and sustainable urban development. Furthermore, coordinated territorial planning and cross-sectoral cooperation are significant for an effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

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