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Overview
The Campaign is implemented through a combination of strategies and flagship products. Through normative debate, the campaign seeks to develop and promote the fundamental principles of good urban governance. The campaigns advocacy strategy raises awareness of cities practicing principles of good urban governance. Capacity-building occurs via the operational activities of UN-HABITAT Regional Offices, global programmes and partners. The lessons-learned from the above activities support the campaign's knowledge management strategy and are used to develop new tools for good urban governance.

The Campaigns "Flagship Products"
With its global and regional networks of partners, the Campaign is currently developing the following "flagship products" - signature activities of the Global Campaign on Urban Governance:

National and Local Campaigns:
To respond to specific local conditions, national campaigns are underway or are planned in Nigeria, Tanzania...

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Declaration on the Norms of Good Urban Governance:
The Campaign promotes debate and seeks international consensus on the principles of good urban governance.
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Revised National Legislation:
Support to countries seeking to ground their legislation in the principles of good urban governance.
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Policy Papers:
Policy support on such subjects as gender, and the role of youth in good urban governance.
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Inclusive Cities Initiative:
An emerging network of cities and their development partners committed to practicing inclusive urban governance.
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Good Urban Governance Index:
A tool for cities to monitor their progress in achieving their urban governance objectives.
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Good Urban Governance Toolkits:
A series of tools developed by Habitat and its partners to promote good urban governance. Individuals toolkits are being developed to support participatory urban decision-making, transparency in local government and participatory budgeting.
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For more information, please contact:

Global Campaign on Urban Governance
UN-HABITAT
P.O. Box 30030, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: (254-2) 623216, Fax: (254-2) 624264
E-mail: governance@unhabitat.org
Website: http://www.unhabitat.org/governance

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