Urban government is the central pillar that allows the proper functioning and enabling environment for administrative processes, legal frameworks, management, and urban policies to function successfully. This type of government is accompanied by multilevel and local governance with decentralization processes. Which is why local and national institutions are essential actors in achieving adequate planning and sustainable urban development.
6. Urban governance
On November 16 at Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt, during the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 27), the event "Climate Action and the New Urban Agenda: localization of the SDGs and sustainable urban policy for resilience” was held.
At the XXIXth General Assembly of the Forum of Ministers and High-Level Authorities of Housing and Urban Development of Latin America and the Caribbean (MINURVI) held in December 2020, the member states adopted the decision, through the Declaration of Bogotá, to create a Technical Secretariat within the Executive Committee of the Forum, and that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will jointly assume this role.