Nowadays, in the context of globalization, the diplomacy of the worlds leading cities is actively developing.
International relations allow us to unite the interests of cities and implement the most promising projects. It is cities that can become the true drivers of national economies. Decentralized cooperation at the municipal level makes it possible to smooth out the sharp edges of world politics.
In the modern international space, organizations of inter-municipal cooperation promote the partnership of cities in various fields in order to ensure their sustainable development, promote values of public diplomacy, strengthen trust, mutual understanding and friendship between peoples and states.
What are the most effective tools of urban diplomacy? What areas and directions are the most promising for the implementation of joint projects in the coming years? How can national and international organizations and institutions contribute to the development of new and strengthening of existing international relations of cities?