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Tools to Support Transparency in Local Governance

Guidance and systemization of experiences

This Toolkit argues that the quality of urban governance can mean the difference between cities characterised by prosperity and inclusiveness and cities characterised by decline and social exclusion. It describes how increased transparency at the local level can help in combating urban poverty and enhancing civic engagement. Promoting transparency, through the application of a range of public education, public participation, e-governance, ethics and institutional reform instruments.

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How to localize targets and indicators of the post-2015 agenda

Available in English

The understanding of the concept of ‘localizing’ has implications for the selection of goals and targets. While an emphasis on monitoring inequalities within countries would mean that most outcome-bas...

Developed by United Cities and Local Governments (UCL...

Posted by UNDP

Concept notes and papers

White Paper on Nordic Sustainable Cities

Available in English

The White Paper on Nordic Sustainable Cities develops a narrative to describe the “Nordic Sustainable City”. It forms a basis for the knowledge sharing effort that will be carried out by Nordic Innova...

Developed by Nordregio

Posted by UNDP

Guidance and systemization of experiences

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