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1 UN-HABITAT Best Practices Seville Centre for city-to-city co-operation in support of the Millennium Development Goals

2 About us: The Seville Centre is an initiative of the Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme of UN - HABITAT, the United Nations Programme for Human Settlements The Centre is supported by the Urban Planning Department of the Seville City Council, Spain.

3 Overall objective: to improve the effectiveness of the North-South city co-operation in support of the Millennium Development Goals.

4 Services Training, tools and methods to strengthen the capacity of C2C. Help matching European cities with cities and communities in developing countries to develop common development projects Policy and guidelines for effective city-to-city co-operation. Advisory services in policy formulation and evaluation. Dissemination of lessons learned and feedback for policy making

5 European Survey 2006 Local Government’s International Co-operation Preliminary results

6 Participant countries: Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, UK Association of local authorities2 City Council30 District1 Local development agency3 Metropolitan area3 Province3 Region8 TOTAL50

7 Data based on 50 European local government projects 297 Dedicated officers 50% direct co-operation budget million euro budget million euro Budget increase + 17,7 million euro (+ 6%) Average of 4 Euros / hab. 2007

8 1.Health 89% 2.Training 77% 3.Education 75% 4.Civil society empowerment 73% 5.Economic development 71% 6.Public Services 71% 7.Youth 63% 8.Rural development 60% 9.Governance 58% 10.Participation 58% 11.Culture 56% 12.Gender 56% 13.Water management 54% 14.Humanitarian / emergency 52% 15.Infrastructures 48% 16.Environment 39% 17.Human rights 38% 18.Tourism 33% 19.Housing 27% 20.Transportation 23% Areas of intervention

9 13Morocco 13Nicaragua 13Senegal 12Brazil 11India 10El Salvador 10Peru 9Bolivia 9Mexico 9Palestinian Territories 8Ecuador 8Guatemala 8Romania 7Argentina 7Cuba 7Sahara Western terr. 6Bosnia Herzegovina 6Mali 6Mozambique 6Sri Lanka Countries of intervention

10 MOST COMMON PARTNERS NGOs 74% Local authorities 70% Universities/Schools 63% Foundations 43% UN Agencies 39% Bilateral agencies 35% Faith based organizations 35% Associations of local authorities 28% International organizations 24% Local development agencies 17%

11 THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION


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