Policy, Legislation and Governance Section (PLGS) Annual Report 2020
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Policy, Legislation and Governance Section (PLGS) Annual Report 2020

UN-Habitat’s first Policy, Legislation and Governance (PLGS) Annual Report highlights the section’s implementation of the Strategic Plan 2020-2023 for 2020. The Annual Report features the section’s and its partners’ contributions and results realized across various key programmes and projects at the local, national, regional and global levels between November 2019 and the end of 2020. The report highlights projects by global, regional, and country programmes, various normative tools, knowledge products, participation at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), as well as other events, workshops, and experts group meetings organized and participated in by PLGS personnel across the section’s workstreams.

The Executive Summary features highlights from the PLGS workstreams and programmes during the 2019-2020 fiscal year, including an overview of UN-Habitat’s newly adopted organizational structure, progress on the PLG Community

of Practice, and the impact of COVID-19 on the ongoing PLGS work. The second part of the Annual Report presents details on the performance of all workstreams, including: policy; legislation; governance, metropolitan management; and urban-rural linkages. The third part has details on budget and financing and introduces the PLGS team.