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CHR Michelsen Institute
Thursday, 05/06/2014
The Chr. Michelsen Institute of Norway has published a report presenting the keys elements in fiscal decentralisation in developing countries, exploring factors that could affect the reform process.The demand for further governmental decentralisation...
Wednesday, 28/05/2014
The idea of cities as key motors for change is one of the main conclusions of the article 2050: What if cities ruled the world?, published by the Strategic Foresight team of the World Economic Forum, in conjunction with the Global Agenda Council on the...
Wednesday, 28/05/2014
United Cities and Local Governments (ULCG) has published the report on the final results of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders held in October 2013 in the city of Rabat (Morocco), with the participation of over 3,000 representative...
Wednesday, 28/05/2014
The European Commission’s environmental plans, presented in January, have disappointed members of the Committee of the Regions, which hoped for firmer proposals in reducing greenhouse gases and increasing energy efficiency by 2030. Furthermore, the...
Wednesday, 28/05/2014
On 26 January, The National Constituent Assembly of Tunisia adopted the country’s new constitution. Three years after the Arab Spring and the fall of the Ben Ali dictatorship, Tunisia has taken a step towards real democracy by approving a new...
The Future is Cities
Thursday, 03/04/2014
The latest issue of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology´s newsletter, MIT SPECTRUM, focused on cities as spaces of the future, given that they are home to over half the world´s population. Cities have become the central stage and driving force...

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