In order to evaluate the sustainability of EU policies, researchers have engaged and established synergies and partnerships with key actors of local communities, regional and local governments and civil society organizations.

Within the context of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2021, the webinar, organized by FEEM (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei – hosting Institution of SDSN Italy), aims to identify answers to the following issues: the role of local planning in enabling SDGs attainment, the impact of EU policies on the larger 2030 Agenda, and the need of promoting partnerships between local authorities, citizens and the academic world.