Policy Article

Making the case for G20 action on urbanization


  • Nicolas J.A. Bouchoud
  • Raja Almarzoqi
  • Hazem Galal
  • Katharina Lima de Miranda
  • et al.
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The G20 was shaped out of the 2008 global financial crisis, which took place only a couple of years after the world officially turned more “urban” than “rural”. The latest compliance of the G20 Working Group shows that while there is no designated G20 urban priority yet, the topic arises from all major commitments of G20 member countries, calling for a G20 focus on the issue.


Key Words

  • digitalization
  • urbanization

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