Book Chapter

What’s next? New forms of city diplomacy and emerging global urban governance

Anna Kosovac, Daniel Pejic

Cities in Global Governance. From multilateralism to multistakeholderism? | CIDOB | Published : 2021

Abstract

Everyday urban governance is taking on increasingly global dimensions, leading city governments to expand their alignment with international frameworks and engagement with global processes. While these activities are often driven or coordinated by dedicated international teams within city governments, the global dimensions of urban governance are expanding to include policy teams across local authorities and partners working outside government, such as academic institutions, businesses and philanthropies. This “glocalisation” may be producing new forms of global urban governance operating both within and outside the traditional multilateral system. Drawing on survey data from 47 cities from ..

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