Workshop - Shaping the National Development Agendas: The role of local governments in effective development

Workshop - Shaping the National Development Agendas: The role of local governments in effective development

12 october
18.00 to 19.30
Venue: 
S4

Description

[UCLG’s Development Cooperation and City Diplomacy –DCCD- Committee and UCLG’s Capacity and Institution Building –CIB- Working Group]
Partners: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and VNG International
This interactive session offers an opportunity to hear from local and national representatives that are actively promoting the inclusion of local voices in the national development dialogues. The panelists will explore how local actions inform national policies and programs (or not). And how to make the “bottom” more strategic in its push to drive the national development agenda. 

Moderator

Ton Rombouts

Mayor of Den Bosch, Vice-Chair of UCLG Committee on Development Cooperation and City Diplomacy (DCCD), Chair of International Advisory Commission of Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG)

Speakers

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
Representative from the Association of Mali Municipalities (AMM)
Berry
Vrbanovic
UCLG Treasurer, Mayor of Kitchener (Canada)

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