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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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Leveraging Land: Land-based Finance for Local Governments. A Reader

Available in English

The potential contribution of land based financing to the development of sustainable and equitable cities and properly serviced communities is often underestimated. Land based financing is a collectiv...

Developed by United Nations Human Settlements Progra...

Posted by Fabienne Perucca

Tools : Capacity Strengthening

2018 Voluntary National Reviews Synthesis Report

Available in English

The 2018 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development took place from 9 to 18 July. A total of 46 countries presented voluntary national reviews, up from 43 countries that conducted re...

Developed by United Nations Department of Economic an...

Posted by Local2030

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