Competitive Cities for jobs and growth: What, Who and How - Sameh Wahba

This lecture aims to introduce how cities can successfully introduce and harness levers to improve their competitiveness, facilitating firm and industry growth to create jobs, raise productivity and increase incomes.

https://youtu.be/kFyaIKRHehQ

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AUDIO: Sameh Wahba - Competitive Cities for jobs and growth: What, Who and How

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Networking City Leadership - Michele Acuto

With mounting globalisation, sprawling city-to-city connections, and an increasing role in global governance, it is critical for city leaders to understand and strategically orient their networking activities to open up the horizons of urban policy. Michele Acuto from University College London addresses this in the following lecture.

https://youtu.be/UdiglFfKEZM

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Roadmap for localizing the SDGs: Implementation and monitoring at subnational level

At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.

The SDGs build on the Rio+20 outcomes and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight anti-poverty targets that the world committed to achieving by 2015.