Our mission is to make research, raise awareness, share and support.
- To make research on recent developments and best practices in the field of local governments and urbanization at the global level
- To raise awareness about democratic and sustainable development of cities, historical and natural heritage preservation, and environment
- To share information, experiences and resources
- To support capacity development of local governments
To be a pioneering institution which produces benefits on a global scale in order to make local governments competent and to build sustainable cities with high quality of life.