The role of twin municipalities is to support for joint project collaboration, to share skills, knowledge as well as expertise and lastly sharing of best practice and new approaches.
The United Nations will focus on four Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the Agenda 2030, and they include, quality education, sustainable cities and communities, climate action and partnerships for the goals.
In terms of the City’s perspective the implementation of the global, continental and regional agendas is carried out through the implementation of the Metro Growth and Development Strategy which is aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP )and involves the participation of all relevant line-function departments across government, private sector and civil so-ciety.
Also translating national plans and intermediate targets into policy interventions, reflecting synergies and achieving the de-velopment results at the local level is vital.
The session took place in the East London ICC and was chaired by HOD for Executive Support Services Ncumisa Sidukwana.