16-17 May 2016. Barcelona, Spain
The Local Authority Hearings, convened by the UN, are the first UN consultative process to recognize and treat sub-national governments as a specific constituency. This represents an important step forward for the visibility and influence of local and regional governments at international level. The Hearings will allow local government representatives to give feedback on the Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda in advance of PrepCom3 in Surabaya, Indonesia from July 25-27.