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A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective

In: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
Author: Peter Kurz1
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  • 1 Mayor Mannheim, Germany
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Summary

Although the concept of city diplomacy is not new, we are seeing exciting developments in the ways that cities work together to address local and global challenges. This article explores how the global political system must evolve to harness the full potential of a city diplomacy that is well-integrated into global governance. In order for city diplomacy’s promise to be unlocked, we must take action in four central areas: facilitating knowledge exchange between local, national and international governance; embracing networks as an integral part of global governance; systematically expanding municipal development co-operation; and revitalising the idea of a world charter of local self-government.

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