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A master plan to absorb outlying areas stoked fears about loss of sovereignty for ethnic communities, the New York Times reports. 

January 26, 2016
On the back of the Habitat III process, recent months have seen a strengthening in global acknowledgement of the critical coming role of metropolitan areas.
Neal Peirce and Farley Peters January 8, 2016
A new metropolitan governance body for Greater Paris was born on January 1. Will it improve coordination of the area's many local governments or merely add a new layer of bureaucracy?
Gregory Scruggs January 8, 2016
The story of the coming urban explosion is one of the rise of medium-sized cities. But the world’s planners and authorities have yet to accept this fact.
Borja M. Iglésias November 6, 2015
High-level document, which urges enabling legislation, will now constitute formal input into the Habitat III process.
Gregory Scruggs October 19, 2015
At the heart of a thriving region, the formal thematic meeting discussed the new era of metropolitanization and offered input to the New Urban Agenda.
Gregory Scruggs October 14, 2015
Report is meant as a handbook for local authorities and others in deciding which form of governance structure may work best for their region.
Carey L. Biron October 6, 2015
Local leaders increasingly talk of ‘Greater Montréal’ — and mean it.
Flavie Halais October 2, 2015
Inside a dramatic consolidation of local government.
Simone d'Antonio June 18, 2015
Starting January 1, Italian cities and their suburbs will form a new kind of local government.
Simone d'Antonio December 11, 2014
Helsinki Region Infoshare collects urban data across the metro area and turns it loose for software developers, researchers, journalists and citizens to use.
Olli Sulopuisto April 28, 2014
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