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Jurian Edelenbos is professor of interactive urban governance and academic director of the Erasmus Initiative Vital Cities and Citizens. Jurian Edelenbos has completed his PhD in 2000 at Delft University of Technology. He has developed expertise in the fields of governance, citizen participation & self-organization, boundary spanning, trust, network management, and democratic legitimacy. He conducts research in the following domains: urban management & planning, integrated water management & sustainable energy. Research interests: community-based initiatives, boundary spanning, trust, governance networks

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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