Strengthening SDG Localization through the VLR process in Chandragiri Municipality, Nepal

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25 September 2023, Kathmandu.

Subsequent to the SDG Summit on 18 September, the inception meeting set a base for kickstarting collaboration between UN-Habitat and Chandragiri municipality for SDG localization in Nepal. The partnership between UNDESA, UNESCAP, UNECA, ESCWA, UCLG and UN-HABITAT has convened to implement a multicounty project, “Fostering COVID-19 recovery and SDG implementation through local action in Asia-Pacific, Arab and African countries.” in Chandragiri, one of the nine municipalities selected globally as pilot cities of the project.

The Project Inception Workshop was organized jointly with Chandragiri municipality that sought active participation of the local leaders, elected representatives, municipal officials and representatives from UN-HABITAT Nepal & Ministry of Urban Development. During the Workshop, an overview of the SDG Localization process, the importance of the VLR process, interlinkages between local and national governments, as well as regional and international processes on SDGs implementation were presented and discussed.

The meeting saw participation of 50 people (16 Women and 34 Men).