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Cities Are Listening - 19/11/2021
As part of the #CitiesAreListening experience, the experience on Cities and Fair Trade: alliances for economic equality, hosted by UCLG, FAMSI, and Fair Trade International, and with the support of the UCLG Local Economic Development Committee which took place on 3rd February, 2021, brought to the table the visions of building a world through proximity and solidarity, building on the #LiveLearningExperiences on local economic development. (+)
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Migration - 19/11/2021
The #CitiesAreListening experiences arise from the mandate to move from social distance to a world driven by communities. UCLG is working on developing a pact for the future: for people, for government, and for the planet. The 3-day #CitiesAreListening experience: Towards a future without mandatory detention was held within the framework of the UN75 Dialogues, organized by UCLG in partnership with the Open Society Foundation took place from Tuesday, 17th November to Thursday-19th November. (+)
Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin appointed as Governing President of UCLG at our Executive Bureau in the Framework of the UCLG World Council
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- 26/11/2021
The UCLG Executive Bureau appointed Mayor of Kazan, Ilsur Metshin  as Governing President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) within a collegial presidency composed of Copresidents, the Treasurers, and Special Envoys. The UCLG World Council gathered in November in Barcelona, bringing together over 100 mayors, vice-mayors and heads of regions from Europe, Asia, South and North America, and Africa physically and over 400 participants totally. (+)
The UCLG Policy Councils: Developing our political priorities in the framework of the Urban October
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- 25/10/2021
The UCLG Policy Councils are a policy development mechanism of UCLG, led by locally elected leaders that allow for strengthening the political debate of our World Organization and develop policy recommendations in relation to strategic topics (+)
Resilience Learning Modules - tools to advance the development of system-based strategies and action plans
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- 25/10/2021
October 13 is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, an agenda that sadly gained global prominence in the last two years due to the pandemic and its cascading effects. Building on the practical experience of its membership and partners, UCLG has gone beyond a campaign, training the network to develop DRR and resilience strategies in practice, through peer-learning and playful methodologies. (+)
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- 30/09/2021
UCLG, Metropolis and LSE Cities just launched the fourth Policy Brief of their joint Emergency Governance Initiative. In this occasion, the focus is placed on multilevel governance and cooperation between different tiers of government during complex emergencies such as COVID-19, climate change and social crises. Putting forward key principles for the governance of increasingly recurrent and complex emergencies, the Policy Brief proposes concrete recommendations based on direct engagement with LRG representatives and international partners. (+)

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