International high-level dialogue forum

Shaping a globalised world

Rethinking Local Development. How to make sustainability a success?

28-29 November 2018

Report   Programme

The “transformation of our world” onto a sustainable path – as agreed upon by the UN member states in the Agenda 2030 – requires more than one-off projects. How can a  fundamental change in policies, in the society and the economy be initiated? What can municipalities contribute to this shift towards sustainable development and how can the local impetus be escalated to the other political levels? The Bonn Symposium 2018 aims to stimulate ideas and inject fresh momentum into the debate about these issues.


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"A sustainable city needs sustainable institutions"
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