Launched in 2004, United Cities and Local Governments is the global advocate and representative of democratic local government, inheritor of a century-old movement. It has members in over 140 countries across the world, bringing together individual cities, regional governments and national local... (+)
In the framework of UCLG advocacy activities towards an explicit dedicated Goal on Culture in post-2030 global development frameworks, and towards Mondiacult, UNESCO Global Conference on Cultural Policies (Mexico City, September 2022), UCLG Committee on culture, together with the #... (+)
MEWA trainers ready to support decentralized cooperation activities after the first fully onsite Training of Trainers on Learning Module 4: Localizing the SDGs through Decentralized Cooperation (+)
The voice of local and regional governments reaches the High Level Meeting on the review and follow up of the New Urban Agenda convened by the H.E. the President of the United Nations General Assembly
New Urban Agenda - 12/05/2022
On the occasion of the High-level Meeting on the review and follow up of the New Urban Agenda convened by H.E. the President of the United Nations General Assembly Mr. Abdulla Shahid, the organized constituency of local and regional governments gathered in the World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments. The World Assembly is convened by the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments (GTF) and facilitated by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). (+)
An International summit of Mayors for the Climate will be held on July 1st and 2nd in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, a joint initiative meant to be a “COP of cities” in Africa.
Anne Hidalgo, co–president of UCLG, Mayor of Paris, President of the International Association of Francophone Mayors and Robert Beugré Mambé, Secretary General of the International Association of Francophone Mayors and Vice President for Africa of the C40, will hold an international summit of Mayors for climate on July 1 and 2, a joint initiative with the AIMF, meant to be a “COP of cities” in Africa. (+)
How can Commoning, Housing systems, Urban health, Sanctuary cities and Democracy contribute to urban and territorial equality?
With the aim to define an urban and territorial equality agenda, UCLG and the KNOW program (led by University College London) have brought together hundreds of contributors from local & regional governments, civil society organizations, the academia, international partners, and UCLG commissions & committees. Together, we have collectively defined six pathways to equality: Commoning, Caring, Connecting, Renaturing, Prospering and Democratizing. (+)