PLN – 16
Setting the Scene in Asia for SDGs implementation at local level: Focus on SDG 8 - Local Economic Development

Organizing partners

Ciudades y Gobiernos Locales Unidos
Ciudades y Gobiernos Locales Unidos ASPAC

Hosting city

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Good practices

  • Discussion of the roles of municipalities as employers (The Netherlands Municipalities) and associations approach (South Africa Small Town Regeneration)
  • Localize and mainstream the SDG targets into local development agendas
  • Charting a path for collaboration and network requires territorial planning and management of Local Economic Development through cooperation and coordination between Cities, local governments, private sector, social partners and relevant actors.