In Profile - Interview with Edgardo Bilsky, UCLG

Edgardo Bilsky is Director of Research in the World Secretariat of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

In this interview, Edgardo Bilsky elaborates on enabling institutional factors for leaving no one behind as well as the most promising and hindering issues one can identify on the local governance level. Moreover, he discusses which structures leave enough room for innovation and where innovative approaches towards
sustainability on the local and regional level come from. Edgardo also sheds light on how the contribution of local and regional governments has been changing over the recent years regarding 'localising the SDGs'. Additionally, the readers can learn more on the World Observatory on Subnational Finance and Investment. Finally, Edgardo provides an overview of the goals UCLG sets for 2019.

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