Holding the panel of “legislation and supervision in urban economy and management” concurrent with the fifth city council
Saying that urbanization, city development, rapid increase of population, and development of industrial activities caused many socio-economic problems for cities, Dr. Mahdi Sadeghi Shahdani, vice-chair of the second international conference on urban economy and faculty of Imam Sadiq University said potentially, urbanization can initiate a new era of welfare and economic productivity, but it may change cities into the place of concentration of poverty.
Stating that urban management requires a municipal integrated management system to solve urban problems, he added city council, as a regulatory and supervisory authority over urban affairs, is the most efficient local government for urban management to institutionalize public participation in local decision-making structures. City councils are the origin of the evolution and sustainable development in urban areas.
Given particular position of city council in urban economy and management, Dr. Mahdi Sadeghi Shahdani, vice-chair of the second international conference on urban economy said the panel of “legislation and supervision in urban economy and management” will be held concurrent with the fifth city council.
The topics of this panel are laws, regulations, and their role in urban economy and management, the role of the Islamic Consultative Assembly in urban economy and management, the role of regulatory institutions in urban economy of Iran, and citizenship right and citizenship economy and management, he added.
Saying that professors and students can send their articles until August 10, 2017 to the secretariat, he emphasized that top articles will be honored.
It should be noted that this conference will be held this autumn in Tehran with the aim of developing economic culture and exchanging new achievements in order to study the problems of the urban economy and provide executive solutions. For more information, enthusiasts can visit the conference site at http://conference.iuea.ir/ or call 02188659004.