Announcements

Announcements
Housing - 16/11/2018
Our constituency lived a historical turning point last 15 and 16 July, when a group of major global cities brought to the UN a firm pledge for the Right to Housing in the form of the Declaration “Cities for Adequate Housing”. This global call to action builds on the #MakeTheShift campaign, launched by the UN Rapporteur on Adequate Housing.  (+)
Cities as academic laboratories: UCLG and 15 universities conclude the 1st CityLab Project
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- 28/09/2018
The final Conference of the CityLab project took place from 18 to 20 September in the city of Bogotá.  The Project was coordinated by the University of Antwerp, together with the COLUMBUS network of Universities and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). 15 Latin American universities, 4 European universities and UCLG’s Urban Strategic Planning Committee also took part in the event. (+)
UCLG Regional Sections and the Global Covenant of Mayors discuss first common steps to localize climate action
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Climate change - 28/09/2018
On 25 and 26 September 2018, UCLG World Secretariat, together with the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM), hold a two-days training workshop, convening all UCLG Regional Sections to explore concrete ways to identify how the new climate reporting tools developed by GCoM could actually be implemented in the different world regions. (+)
The municipalist world laments the death of its colleague and friend, Néstor Vega
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- 15/10/2018
We have just received the sad news of the unexpected death of our dear colleague and friend, Néstor Vega, an indispensable companion of our shared passion: municipalism. Today, we all feel that from now on we will be missing an essential piece of our great family. The entire team of the World Secretariat would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones, to whom, from Barcelona, we send a heartfelt hug. (+)
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Localizing SDGs - 08/10/2018
Eurasia Local Governments Congress took place in the City of Cheboksary and brought together local and regional leaders of the Eurasian region to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among local authorities and to involve and assist them in the implementation of the SDGs. (+)
Regions lead the localization of the 2030 Agenda for the territorialization of the SDGs
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Invited by the province of Santa Fe, over 200 representatives of municipalities and regions of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain and France gathered on 17 and 18 September in the city of Rosario (Argentina) to debate and Exchange experiences on the “territorialization” of the global development agendas and, particularly, of the 2030 Agenda. (+)

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