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UCLG Learning Agenda - 13/10/2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted, disaster risk and resilience are complex, systemic, and dynamic; just like the urban areas and communities that are exposed to it. Our members, local and regional governments around the world, need support and capacity to articulate what constitutes and shapes disaster risk and resilience, and to provide solutions that will not only reduce risk, but also build resilience to ensure equitable and sustainable development in their communities. (+)
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Urban 20 - 05/10/2020
A record 39 mayors and city leaders today endorsed the official 27-point Urban 20 (U20) Communiqué which was officially handed over to the G20 the final day of the U20 Mayors Summit, held virtually from Riyadh. Endorsing cities included Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Montreal, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Seoul and Tokyo. (+)
UCLG calls on a humanitarian response to Moria refugee camp tragedy
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Migration - 03/10/2020
In view of the dramatic events that took place in the Refugee Camp in Moria, United Cities and Local Governments supports the Statement by Civil Society calling on both a humanitarian and human rights response. UCLG members around Europe have offered to welcome migrants from Moria and... (+)
Solidarity takes the stage at the meeting of the UCLG Working Group on Territorial Prevention and Management of Crises
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crises, crisis management - 02/10/2020
On 2 September, the UCLG Working Group on Territorial Prevention and Management of Crises gathered to discuss the UCLG International Solidarity Fund Chart and to lay out the work plan for the coming year. (+)
Towards better cities for migrant women - MC2CM and UCLG-CSIPDHR host multistakeholder session on migrant women in cities
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MC2CM and UCLG-CSIPDHR host multistakeholder session on migrant women in cities. Around 100 participants took part in the interactive working session “MC2CM Dialogue on Migrant Women in Cities” co-organized by MC2CM and the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (UCLG-CSIPDHR) last 10th September. (+)
UCLG and PLATFORMA launch a Study on local and regional governments’ access to European innovative development financing
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Finance, Finanzas locales - 28/09/2020
What opportunities and constraints do local and regional governments have to access European funding in support of local development and decentralised cooperation? A UCLG and PLATFORMA (the pan-European coalition of towns and regions) study will identify EU innovative financial mechanisms available to European local and regional governments and their peers in partner countries to support their development and decentralised cooperation programmes. (+)

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