Hands on Guidance on VLRs: Benefits, Challenges, and Way forward.

Event: 13th Asian-Pacific City Summit
Date: Fukuoka City Government and UN-Habitat. Fukuoka, Japan, October 26.

This presentation provides hands on guidance on how to conduct a Voluntary Local Review (VLR). It briefly discusses the history of the VLR movement, how conducting a VLR benefits cities, the challenges facing local governments, and the way forward based on the analysis of VLR reports presented between 2018 and 2020.