Rethinking Global Cities Through International Municipalism and the Right to the City (Agustí Fernández de Losada, Eva Garcia Chueca, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs)

We live in the era of cities: more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas and forecasts suggest that this trend will increase over the coming decades. We also live in the era of globalisation: the world today is inevitably interconnected and subject to interdependencies that oblige us to think and act outside the conventional theoretical and political frameworks.