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The Call  for the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 is open!
Announcements
- 09/12/2019
The world organization United Cities and Local Governments keeps a strong commitment towards the connection between culture and sustainable development. The International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21, held on a biennial basis, is one of the best examples of this commitment. (+)
Facing climate change with resilience: Exchange between Latin-American and German cities
Announcements
- 09/12/2019
More than a month’s worth of rain fell in just 3 hours in the city of Salvador, Brazil, on 26 November, leading to large flooding and the evacuation of 300 people. However, thanks in large part to the recent work of the city in risk reduction, landslide containment projects, and early warning systems, no casualties were reported. (+)
Cities seek to inspire a new era of climate action at COP 25 in Madrid.
Announcements
- 05/12/2019
The 25th Conference of the Parties is being held in Madrid from 2 to 13 December. The first week will focus on the use of scientific knowledge as the base for international dialogues, whereas the second week will be based around negotiations to seal the Paris Agreement. Our constituency will seek to take advantage of this momentum so that our perspectives are acknowledged, as the sphere closer to people's needs and as indispensable partners for transformation. (+)
The future of the municipal movement through our UCLG Manifestos
Announcements
- 03/12/2019
The UCLG Manifestos, developed in the framework of the UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, will be critical for addressing key subjects for our movement in the coming decade. (+)
Daejeon will host the next UCLG World Congress in 2022
Announcements
- 03/12/2019
The UCLG World Summit will take place, for the second time, in the Korean Peninsula. The City of Daejeon has been chosen as the ideal location for our 7th World Congress, set to take place in 2022. (+)
Arsal UCLG Peace Prize 2019 winner!
Announcements
- 28/11/2019
Arsal (Lebanon) is the winner of the 2019 UCLG Peace Prize! We would like to congratulate Arsal and its Mayor Mr. Basel Al Houjairy and we hope that many will follow suit in Arsal’s great efforts in peace-building and conflict prevention. Next to that we want to thank all finalists (Santiago de... (+)

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