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Este blog es un espacio para el intercambio de conocimientos, de opinión, promoción y debate, tanto entre los miembros de CGLU y la comunidad de los gobiernos locales y regionales. Son bienvenidas las contribuciones y comentarios de cualquier persona interesada en cómo los gobiernos subnacionales pueden hacer del mundo un lugar mejor para sus ciudadanos.

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In 2007, the share of the world’s population living in urban areas surpassed 50 %. By 2030, approximately 80 % of the developing world’s population will live in cities. What can be done now to ensure that these cities can cope with such growth sustainably? (+)
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Across countries and centuries, this book explores a fundamental social and demographic change: the emergence of a planet of towns and cities. But it looks at this densification of human and economic relations through a specific lens, the increased connectivity triggered by strategic urban bridges. (+)
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In UCLG consultations in the run up to Habitat III, intermediary cities warn that national governments and international institutions underestimate their role in development at their own risk. (+)
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Local Finance - 06/05/2015
Sufficient trillions of dollars for anti-poverty, climate and broad development efforts worldwide are being debated in the run-up to a key conference in Addis Ababa this July. In the process, a parallel key issue has emerged: Where’s the voice for cities, where the lion’s share of future development must occur? (+)
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Habitat III, Urban Agenda - 04/05/2015
The time is ripe for the U.N. system to recognize the special status of contributions from local and regional authorities — coming, as they do, from a sphere of government. (+)
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By Nomveliso Nyukwana, Mayor of Emalahleni, South Africa How can we empower local governments as leaders of development? Before answering this important question, I wish to first address why local governments should be leaders of development strategies. We have heard it many times... (+)

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