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Innovative urban and territorial policies to address growing inequalities (Session 2.1.1)


May 27 | 8: 00 AM - 9:30 AM UTC-3

Hora de inicio:

Argentina: 08:00 Spain: 13:00


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  • Thematic line: 2. Territorial economic models to address inequality in the current pandemic crisis
  • Thematic subline: 2.1. Territorial responses to growing inequality in the current crisis context

    Category  Panel |   Duration  1h30min |   Platform  Streaming


    The territorial layer, including rural and urban settings, is where the effects of growing and diverse inequalities are perceived, and innovative tailored solutions can be promoted to offset them.

    Integrated local governance and local economic development systems and policies, addressing the interconnected drivers and implications of multiple crisis factors and the activation of partnerships within and between communities, can pave the way for transformative processes towards more cohesive local economies and societies. , resilient and fair.

    This session aims to discuss the different territorial dimensions and implications of inequality and effective local policy options to counteract its effects.



    This session will be organized as a panel, in which different representatives of networks and local governments and cities, other relevant actors, experts and professionals will debate on the relationship between the different territorial contexts and inequality, the variables that concur to determine their multiple expressions and effective policies and strategies to counteract its consequences by building more cohesive societies and territories.

    This would include examples of good practices and experiences from territories that have devised innovative solutions to address inequality and promote more inclusive growth paths through specific governance and planning mechanisms; public policies and strategic investment decisions; promoting and facilitating alternative economic practices to foster recovery and build more resilient communities in ecologically safe and socially just cities.

    Discussion space of the World Forum for Local Economic Development

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