How does good governance facilitate mediation and resolution for conflicts and risks? Why is good governance necessary?

Governance goes beyond just laws and regulations, and encompasses the fundamental way we live - and in solving the challenges faced along the way. Conflicts and risks are part of our everyday lives, whether natural or human-induced - and a balanced approach to mediation and resolution is important to good governance.

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What is the basic context within which urban governance finds its relevance? How can it be defined? At its most most fundamental level, in a community, how does governance play out?

With more and more people preferring cities as their choice of settlement, the challenge lies not in stemming this time of migration, but in managing and governing our cities better, to improve quality of life and living standards.