|UN Recognizes Local Governments' Power in Sustainability
Throughout the road to Habitat III and the New Urban Agenda, one of the big questions has been where mayors and local governments fit in the new implementation discussion on climate and sustainability. In an interview with Citiscope's Greg Scruggs, the UN Point Person on Sustainable Development David Nabarro may have settled this question once and for all. Nabarro said that in sustainable development, "it's through local government that you can get big shifts," a statement that reaffirms the global city's placement in international affairs, and where the New Urban Agenda could go if local governments take precedent.
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