Enabling Meaningful Public Participation in Spatial Planning Processes

It's all about empowering citizens, promoting inclusive governance, and providing flexible tools for policymakers. With a step-by-step process perspective and case studies to learn from, this toolkit is a game-changer for sustainable.The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, through the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda, reaffi rms the role of spatial planning as a strategic vehicle for the localization of the Goals. While regulating endogenous economic growth, prosperity and employment resulting from spatial transformations, spatial planning addresses the needs of priority groups by securing the redistribution of public value and narrowing socio-spatial polarization (UN-Habitat, 2015a)