Urban Strategic Planning
28-30th June. Lleida, Spain
Llerida will host a UCLG workshop and debate on intermediary cities. LG and networks to define expectations and recommendations to support I-Cities in the UCLG agenda in terms of Local Economic Development and Strategic Planning.
Are you aware that in 2011, cities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants accounted for about 50% of the world urban population?
Over the past few years, the dissemination of knowledge in a strategic manner among cities has fueled development partners such as Cities Alliance, UN Habitat, GIZ and universities and institutions, to become partners in a number of the activities conducted in the framework of the UCLG p
Intermediary cities have an important role to play not only in planning the development of fast changing territories, but also in liaising with different government tiers, building powerful rural - urban relations and involving unequal stakeholders.
In 2012, the Metropolis Initiative in Metropolitan Governance, lead by the State Government of São Paulo was launched with a first meeting where more than 20 partners from different cities presented the first data to perform the Comparative Study.