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Ce blog se veut un espace de partage de connaissances, d'opinions, de plaidoyer et de débat, à la fois entre les membres de CGLU mais aussi avec la communauté internationale de gouvernements locaux et régionaux. Contributions et commentaires sont les bienvenus, de toute personne qui s'intéresse à la façon dont les gouvernements locaux et régionaux peuvent faire du monde un meilleur endroit pour leurs citoyens, sont ici les bienvenus.

Lisez et  découvrez les initiatives locales des plus variées, innovantes et actuelles des gouvernements locaux et de leurs partenaires de par le monde.

Raphael Obonyo
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By Raphael Obonyo. Kenya, like countries across the globe, must contend with the challenges of rapid urbanization. The dramatic spike in youth unemployment, slum populations, and poverty rates in recent years is cause for alarm, but the government has yet to tackle the issue. If Kenya’s rapid urbanization is left unmitigated. (+)
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Four years ago, Tokyo implemented a cutting-edge policy focused primarily on emissions from 1,400 of the most energy-hungry of those office buildings. By and large, it’s worked: Building owners targeted by the program have slashed power consumption and reduced their emissions by 23 percent below a baseline level. (+)
Intermediary Cities in the new urban agenda
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Today, it would be impossible to conduct an in-depth analysis of the urban phenomenon without taking into account the role of intermediary cities, defined here as cities with less than 1 million inhabitants. In reality, these cities, at both local and regional level, account for over 50% of the global urban population. (+)
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By Paul James, Professor at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and a writer on globalization and social theory. He is Director of the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme, a UN International Secretariat with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and New Yorkprovide guidance for Metropolis/UCLG thinking on the urban vision. (+)
Citiscope
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Source: www.citiscope.org Aguas Calientes, Mexico- Jessica Lopez, a four-year old with a shy smile, has suffered severe chronic asthma attacks since she was born. Her condition always worsened in the fall, when dust rose up from the abandoned fields that bordered her family’s modest one-room... (+)
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Add Mexico City to the list of metropolises investing in the science of urban innovation. Under the direction of Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera, who took office in 2012, the city has launched Laboratorio para la Ciudad (Laboratory for the City), Forbes reports. (+)

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