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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Organizations relating to Municipalities

Alliance of Management Schools in European Capitals / Paris, France
Nordic Cooperation Committee on Municipal Engineering / Silkeborg, Denmark
Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe / Skopje, North Macedonia / Est. 2001
World Winter Cities Association for Mayors / Sapporo, Japan / Est. 1982
International Municipal Signal Association / Rockledge FL, USA / Est. 1896
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
East and Southeast Asia Network for Better Local Governments / Makati, Philippines
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2004
Council of European Municipalities and Regions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1951
European Metropolitan Transport Authorities / Paris, France / Est. 1998
Federation of Municipalities of the Central American Isthmus / Est. 1991
Centre for Municipal Studies and International Cooperation / Granada, Spain / Est. 1995
International Municipal Lawyers Association / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1935
Agreement Concerning Cooperation at Local Government Levels Across Inter-Nordic National Borders / Est. 1977
Organization of Islamic Capitals and Cities / Makkah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1978
Nordic Federation of Unions of Municipal Employees / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1907
International Black Sea Club / Varna, Bulgaria / Est. 1992
International Assembly of Capitals and Cities / Est. 1998
European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Regions / Chambéry, France / Est. 1991
International Institute of Municipal Clerks / Rancho Cucamonga CA, USA / Est. 1947
Union of Luso-Afro-America-Asiatic Capital Cities / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1985
EUROCITIES / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986
Group of European Municipalities with Nuclear Facilities / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1993
Paulo Freire Institute / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 1991
Ibero-American Organization of Inter-Municipal Cooperation / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1938

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World Problems relating to Municipalities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate urban political machinery
Discrimination against minority languages
Single-use urban areas
Excessive size of metropolitan regions
Inadequate local government financing
Inappropriate local administrative organization
Lack of sanitation in cities
Inadequate waste incineration
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Inadequate local enforcement
Inaccessible administrative agencies
Unprofitable local politics
Limited municipal resources
Inaccessible market and supply centres
Unnecessary relocation of national capitals
Limited availability of investment capital for urban renewal
Unstructured local government in small communities
Dialect discrimination

Action Strategies relating to Municipalities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing local energy costs
Improving public utilities in urban areas
Using ecological approach for environmental infrastructure
Outsourcing government regulatory responsibilities
Planning municipal sewage plants
Coordinating local authority
Strengthening local governments
Abstaining from local authority planning
Disposing of household refuse
Providing sufficient local authority planning
Collecting information on sustainable strategies of local authorities
Strengthening role of local authorities in sustainable development
Supporting public participation in urban environment improvement programmes
Planning cities
Operating metropolitan railways
Developing industrial zone
Helping local authorities modernize management
Developing international municipal relations
Developing training materials for local government
Increasing access to local authorities
Integrating districts
Covering-up local government scandal
Including resource recovery in local authority waste management plans
Ensuring competent rural councils
Reprimanding misconduct in local government office

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