Announcements

The V World Forum on Local Economic Development comes to Cordoba
Announcements
- 25/05/2021
The 5th World Forum on Local Economic Development will take place from 26 May to 1 June 2021. The first Forum with a completely virtual format, five days of live broadcasting from Cordoba, Argentina, and more than 200 speakers from America, Europe, Asia and Africa. (+)
Announcements
- 10/05/2021
The passing away of this outstanding municipalist fills us with sadness, the former Mayor of Rosario, former Governor of Santa Fe and former Vice-President of UCLG has left an important legacy in our movement. (+)
Gallery of participants at the zoom meeting
Announcements
Human Rights - 26/04/2021
In a consultation on the Myanmar crisis held by the Mayor of Gwangju Lee Yong-sup, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachellet, and the Mayor of Barcelona and UCLG Special Envoy to the UN, Ada Colau, addressed the importance of local and regional governments to protect human rights and democracy in the city and for a renewal of the multilateral system that could enable this protection. (+)
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Food security, food - 27/04/2021
Local and regional governments are playing a crucial role in ensuring the global agendas become a reality. The current situation shows that local public service provision is vital to ensuring that people and the planet are duly protected. (+)
Voluntary Subnational Review Workshops
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LocalizingSDGs - 23/04/2021
Two workshops brought together the eight local government associations presenting a Voluntary Subnational Review (VSR) in 2021, March 12 and April 22. In addition to reporting on the progress of a country's local governments in the implementation of the SDGs, VSRs are a transformative tool towards more effective multilevel governance mechanisms and to strengthen the involvement of local governments in the localization movement. (+)
The time has come for culture to have a real place at the table of decision-making on the Future of Humanity
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In the context of the #CitiesAreListening experiences convened by United Cities and Local Governments together with Metropolis and UN-Habitat, and in cooperation with the #culture2030goal campaign, Roma Capitale and Azienda Speciale Palaexpo, local leaders from across the world and key global civil society cultural networks met to discuss the role of culture in sustainable development of cities and communities. (+)

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