A strategic event to facilitate the municipalities meet the challenges in building livable cities. The conference will present the most recent best-practices in urban governance. The event will invite local and international speakers who will reveal and share the strategies and innovations that provide an efficient framework for Local councils.
It aims to disseminate and demonstrate good governance practices, introduce recommendations for reforms to enable municipalities to improve their response capacity and delivery system. This is to address the challenges in implementing the promises for a good urban environment, the Millennium Declaration on Cities and other Human Settlements and the Millennium Development Goals.
The New Economic Model calls for empowering local authorities to develop and support growth initiatives, and encourage competition between localities. Quote by Dato Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak , Prime Minister of Malaysia