The 4th World Forum will be held in Praia, Cape Verde, gathering national, regional, local government officials, practitioners and other stakeholders from all over the world. The World Forum of local Economic Development is an open working process that promotes open dialogue on Local Economic Development (LED), continues strengthening a global alliance among engaged stakeholders, promotes concrete cooperations at country and local level and stimulates policies towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Of particular interest are expected to be the aspects of LED as means for achieving equality, equity and cohesion within the SDGs localisation framework:
- LED as a foundation for integrated and cohesive territories;
- LED as a foundation for resilient and peaceful societies in fragile contexts;
- LED as a foundation for sustainable and inclusive economies.
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