Guidelines for Voluntary Local Reviews

The “Guidelines for Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs)’, part of the VLR Series launched by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), builds on a longstanding and unique partnership in support of the localization of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The guidelines are designed to provide those local and regional governments (LRGs) interested in developing their Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) with key information and a few directions and recommendations to approach this tool. It aims to bring out the intrinsic value of VLRs as a political process that can enhance coordination between different spheres of government, and assist them in joining the growing group of local authorities that have taken initiative to monitor and
report on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Download the guidelines here,and read more about the VLR Series here.

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