OECD Principles on Urban Policy

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Urban policy is defined as a co-ordinated set of policy decisions to plan, finance, develop, run and sustain cities of all sizes, through a collaborative process in shared responsibility within and across all levels of government, and grounded in multi-stakeholder engagement of all relevant urban actors, including civil society and the private sector.

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OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities