Xavier Tiana
Xavier Tiana Head of International Relations Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona Terrassa, Spain

Biography

Head of International Relations of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona since January 2014. November 2015 to July 2019 Secretary General of MedCities. 1998 to 2008 and 2011 to 2013 Provincial Government of Barcelona as Head of the European Office. 2008 to 2011 Director of the Office of the President at the Public Audit Office of Catalonia. Postgraduate Diploma in local government, Master's in EU Studies and a Bachelor in Political Science.

Sessions

Save to calendar 19-11-2019 17:00 19-11-2019 19:00 Europe/Madrid Metropolitan Governance: Connecting Urban Cores with their Peripheries

There is no one-fits-for-all formula. The models of metropolitan governance vary according to different factors as each city has its peculiarities due to historic and political reasons. However, tackling metropolitan challenges in line with Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals calls for a shared vision among all the stakeholders involved. How to strengthen urban governance to significantly empower cities and solve citizens’ problems?

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