Sustainable Development and Subnational Governments

Policy-Making and Multi-Level Interactions

  • Hans Bruyninckx
  • Sander Happaerts
  • Karoline Van den Brande

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction

    1. Karoline Van den Brande, Hans Bruyninckx, Sander Happaerts
      Pages 1-24
  3. Subnational Sustainable Development Policies

  4. Multi-Level Interactions in a Sustainable Development Context

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Sander Happaerts, Hans Bruyninckx, Karoline Van den Brande
      Pages 239-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-269

About this book


This book highlights the importance of the subnational level of governance in relation to sustainable development, exploring how subnational governments have taken up the challenge to design sustainable development policies and their involvement in international decision-making on sustainable development.


Bundesländer decision-making European Union (EU) governance government OECD Policy sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Bruyninckx
    • 1
  • Sander Happaerts
    • 1
  • Karoline Van den Brande
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeuvenBelgium

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