International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Local Administrative Reforms in Turkey and the Philippines with regard to Agenda21: Profiling Contexts, Parallelisms, and Contrasts
Burak Herguner

This paper analyzes the contribution of Agenda 21 processes to local administrative reforms in Turkey and the Philippines. Since 1992, many local authorities around the world have initiated Agenda21 programme to achieve sustainable development and good governance. Drawing on the Philippine, and Turkish experiences, this paper concludes that long-term commitment at national level is crucial to get pleasing results at local level.

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