This workshop is part of the inter-regional cooperation for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda project. It launches the Voluntary Local Review (VLR) of the city of Amman, Jordan and its key messages and development details, and aims to build the capacity of local authorities and key stakeholders in developing VLRs.
During the two-day event, the guiding principles and phases of the VLR development process are being introduced, with particular emphasis on challenges, opportunities and lessons learnt.
On the second day, the VLR of the city of Amman is being formally launched, with the summary and key highlights of the review being showcased. The launch includes a panel discussion on how to further strengthen local-national policy development dialogue, the importance of localized reporting on Sustainable Development Goals, and considers governance mechanisms and the means to foster local-national inter-sectoral development dialogue.