City Diplomacy in Young Democracies: The Case of the Baltics

  title={City Diplomacy in Young Democracies: The Case of the Baltics},
  author={Valentina Burk{\vs}ienė and Jaroslav Dvorak and Gabrielė Burbulytė-Tsiskarishvili},
The current processes of urbanization and globalization have resulted in new challenges and opportunities for cities around the globe (Stren and Friendly, Urban Affairs Review 55(2):375–404, 2017). Cities cooperate and collaborate with the aim of solving common problems and share knowledge and competencies. The rapidly changing world, however, has pushed to the forefront the countries of the young democracies (e.g. Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, South Korea, and Indonesia) that… 
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