|Category||Sustainable Development Terms|
|Last Edit By||FIDIC|
|suggestions [at] fidicterms.org|
|Last Edit Date||2018-07-02|
Local Authorities means :
Local Authorities include mayors, municipal councils and other decision-makers, who are involved in constructing, operating and maintaining economic, social and environmental infrastructure, governance and management of cities; they oversee planning processes, establish local policies and regulations, and assist in implementing national and sub-national policies. Since local authorities are the level of governance closest to people, they play a vital role in educating, mobilizing, and responding to public needs and to promoting sustainable urbanization and human settlements development.
Based on Habitat III Our Partners, http://unhabitat.org/about-us/our-partners/