EU Global Gateway Strategy shifts the emphasis of ODA to investment in major infrastructure through blended finance and guarantees. Linking investment in regional and urban infrastructure and the role of cities and urban development to structural transformation of national economy is an important prerequisite to synergetic and sustainable investment at different territorial scales. Territorial analysis and monitoring of impact of investment in infrastructure and urban development can help achieve important synergies of large and medium-size investment creating important evidence for policy decisions. It requires conducting territorial analysis, cooperation across levels and sectors of governance, and close monitoring of the impact of investment to productive and equitable development.
Sustainable cities as vehicles of green, productive, just, and smart development
Linking investment in regional and urban infrastructure to the role of cities in economic transformation
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
09:40 to 10:40