Providing much-needed theoretical framing, reliable data, and comparative analyses of the vast array of bilateral and multilateral city actions and campaigns.

  • The lab will conduct a broad range of research on city diplomacy’s fundamental concerns: environment, decentralized cooperation, peacebuilding, economy, innovation, culture, social cohesion, and migration.
  • Additionally, the Lab aims at developing, in association with key partners, research programs on transatlantic city diplomacy.
  • Each initiative will jointly produce scientific and educational materials, designed to disseminate to the international public an understanding of the functioning, dynamics, and challenges of city diplomacy.