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Regions building advanced territories: implementing global agendas towards a green future
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UCLG REGIONS, CGLU Regiones - 21/10/2020
Last 20 October, UCLG Forum of Regions, under the presidency of the Consortium of Provincial Autonomous Governments of Ecuador (CONGOPE), and in collaboration with the government of Catalonia, organized the online side-event ‘Regions implementing the Urban Agenda in the post-COVID-19: building a Green Aftermath’, as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities. (+)
UCLG launches its first Massive and Open Online Course about the LLE #BeyondTheOutbreak
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UCLG launches this thursday, October 15th, its first Massive and Open Online Course (MOOC), based on the 17 Live Learning Experiences (LLE) #BeyondTheOutbreak, organized with UN-Habitat and Metropolis. The LLEs included more than 268 speakers of 97 cities/regions of 50 countries, and highlighted the importance of the local public service delivery during and beyond the pandemics. (+)
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Localizing SDGs - 22/07/2020
The world organization United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Barcelona Provincial Council, through the Observatory for Decentralized Cooperation and UCLG Learning, are launching an online training under the name "Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Tools for Local Transformation". (+)
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LocalizingSDGs - 20/07/2020
Accelerating progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) necessarily requires that local and regional voices are fully made a part of national reporting efforts. Moreover, subnational reporting has proven to be a tool with huge potential not only to ground monitoring in local realities, but also to increase local ownership and reinforce multilevel dialogue. (+)
A sustainable recovery will only be born with everyone on board: An account of our 2020 HLPF
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HLPF - 17/07/2020
Throughout the 2020 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), our delegation of over 100 mayors and regional leaders called for the importance of localizing 2030 Agenda in the recovery of the pandemic. Only through the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the core of our efforts will we be able to curb the increased inequalities that the pandemic has highlighted, and thus be on track to build more equal, resilient, and sustainable societies. (+)
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- 17/07/2020
The Third Local and Regional Governments’ Forum, co-organized by the Global Taskforce and UN-DESA, UN-Habitat, UNDP, and the Executive Office of the UN Secretary General, took place within the framework of the 2020 High-Level Political Forum. With over 30 speakers, including Tijjani Muhammad Bande, President of the 74th UN General Assembly; Undersecretary General for Economic and Social Affairs of the UN Liu Zhenmin; Undersecretary General of the UN and Executive Director of UN-Habitat Maimunah Mohd. Sharif; Mahmoud Mohieldin, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, representatives from national governments and local and regional governments. The session counted on over 300 participants. (+)

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